Thank you very much.  I run our domain name servers and this
fits what I suspected was going on.  bind Version 9 stopped checking
names for illegal characters and I usually try to discourage people
from using them in names, but I thought I had better check to make
sure there wasn't something else afoot before shooting my mouth off.

Martin McCormick

Charles Swiger writes:
>That sounds about right.  nslookup is a testing utility which allows 
>one to query RRs for string you want, including ones which correspond 
>to invalid hostnames.
>
>The underscore is not allowed in Internet hostnames-- see RFC-952 and 
>-1123.
>
>-- 
>-Chuck
>
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