Rich Freeman via plug on 8 Dec 2020 12:26:57 -0800

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Re: [PLUG] Defaulting the domain for a name lookup

On Tue, Dec 8, 2020 at 2:30 PM K.S. Bhaskar via plug
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> I couldn't figure it out either. The only hint I could find was an obscure note that .local should be reserved for Avahi, and if you use .local for anything else, things might not work. Anyway, for now, I have something that works, and I will let sleeping dogs lie.

Oh, I wasn't even paying attention to that.  Yeah, .local is reserved
for RFC 6762:

If you use it then any distro set up to support mDNS will probably
have issues.  That includes most desktop-oriented distros out of the

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