Do network addresses have anything to do with anything?
I don't know much about what goes on in Microsoft land, or Netware land, and what they're calling a domain these days, but it seems unlikely that this definition:
- a group of computers that share a common network address.
I suspect the definition from foldoc is what was intended.
- A group of computers whose hostnames share a common suffix, the "domain name"
--kop 02:01, 17 June 2006 (UTC)
If my suspicition above is correct then the definition can be removed.
I do guess that Netware and Microsoft have other senses of the word domain and that these might need to be added. --kop 05:06, 17 June 2006 (UTC)
- I've gone ahead and removed the defintion. It's above for the record and there was enough odd stuff surrounding DNS related definitions that I figure it's more of the same. --kop 06:26, 18 June 2006 (UTC)
I've tried to capture the Microsoft sense of the word in this definition:
- the collection of computers identified by a domain's domain names
This may or may not be right and there may be other Microsoft senses of the word as well. I suspect so. --kop 08:37, 18 June 2006 (UTC)
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- It's definitely a thing. I've added some citations to the citations page. Universal Meta Data Models explains the structure. —This unsigned comment was added by Spinningspark (talk • contribs).
- Passed. — Ungoliant (falai) 00:07, 6 July 2014 (UTC)