host-991529: description + notes

To avoid conflicts with the host command in fw_bind and fw_bind9, this package installs as host-loc.

This is a completely new version of host, a nameserver query utility a la nslookup and dig, but much more versatile and robust. It is used for the RIPE monthly European hostcount survey. host supports RFC1876 ("LOC") information.

Among the new features are:

And many more; see the manual page, the RELEASE NOTES, and the extensively documented code for details.
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