Comment 84 for bug 94940

Aaron C. de Bruyn wrote:
> With all due respect +thejranjan, it's not really Ubuntu's fault.
> Microsoft recommended for years that companies use '.local' as their
> internal domain suffix so as not to conflict with the existing DNS
> namespace like .com, .net, .org, etc...

The issue of slow *reverse* lookups for IP addresses lacking a PTR
record in the DNS has nothing to do with Microsoft or .local.

I still don't see the point of doing mdns resolution of reverse
lookups at all.
Andreas Gustafsson, <email address hidden>