> > > If I do:
> > > $ dig _ldap._tcp.example.com
> > > dig: convert UTF-8 textname to IDN encoding: prohibited character found

> > The underscore here is only allowed for SRV records.

>
> Uhh, okay. Even if that is the case, it's a problem. Kerberos exects records
>
> like:
> _kerberos.asdf.com. IN TXT "ASDF.COM"
> which is in draft-ietf-cat-krb-dns-locate-02.txt
>
> > Try dig _ldap._tcp.example.com SRV

>
> $ dig _ldap._tcp.example.com SRV
> dig: convert UTF-8 textname to IDN encoding: prohibited character found
> $ dig -t srv _ldap._tcp.example.com
> dig: convert UTF-8 textname to IDN encoding: prohibited character found
>
> > and you shouldn't have a problem. If you do it's a bug in dig. I'm not
> > sure whether or not IDN is involved here.

>
> I guess it's a bug. Should I send this along to bind9-bugs@isc.org? Thanks.
> --
> --Andre Masella (andre at masella.no-ip.org)


Actually this is WIDE's bug. WIDE needs to be informed.

Mark
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