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Re: Why does resolv.conf keep changing?

On Wed, 25 Oct 2017 15:43:15 +0200
<tomas@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> (Don't chuckle. A company I was working at did set its internal "top
> level domain" to "local". Much hilarity with zeroconf [1] ensued).

That was the standard recommendation for users of MS Small Business
Server, who were presumed not to be running their own public DNS
servers, to avoid name problems with externally-hosted websites etc. 

It is an article of faith for MS people that no other operating system