[OpenAFS] is there any good reason to use capialized names for new realms?
Tue, 24 Jan 2006 21:15:00 -0800
Adam Megacz <email@example.com> writes:
> Is there any good reason to use an all-capitalized realm name (ie
> FOO.COM) rather than a lowercase *realm* name (foo.com) when setting
> up a brand-new realm with no backwards-compatability requirements
> other than being able to run [a recent version of] AFS?
Yes, there's a lot of software out there that assumes all realm names are
in uppercase. It's possible to use lowercase realms (stanford.edu is a
lowercase realm), but learn from our mistake and don't do it. It's not
Russ Allbery (firstname.lastname@example.org) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>