Alright, perfect! Thank you very much for your help Justin!

Best,
Neil Castelino

On Thu, Aug 10, 2017 at 1:28 PM, Justin B Rye <justin.byam....@gmail.com>
wrote:

> Neil Castelino wrote:
> >> This says "host name" twice and "hostnames" once.  In principle
> >> "hostname" is a technical term regulated by RFCs while "host name"
> >> might just mean any name a host is known by.  Assuming that you
> >> don't actually mean "fully qualified domain name", I'd recommend
> >> standardising on "hostname" (to match "username" below).
> >
> > Since we can use something like "localhost" or "jabber1" or
> > "foo.bar.org", would I use still use "hostname" or "host name" as it may
> > be a FQDN?
>
> I think you still want "hostname".  For things like Jabber (and the
> XMPP RFCs) that's the word used for "however much of an alphanumeric
> label you need to identify the server"; you rarely need to distinguish
> hostnames from domain names unless you're specifically talking about
> DNS.
> --
> JBR     with qualifications in linguistics, experience as a Debian
>         sysadmin, and probably no clue about this particular package
>

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