tamouse mailing lists wrote in post #1087523:
> Handling an underscore in a domain name as you are is expedient to the
> immediate issue you seem to have, however it is not a fix.

Well - it's not a proper fix from the perspective that URI is broken
and needs to be rethought, but it is a fix to the problem of:
  "I am using URI and I need to support sub_domain names and it
   looks like the maintainers of URI aren't planning on changing
   anytime soon"

:)

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