Subject: Re: long hostnames in utmp
To: Matthias Scheler <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Neil J. McRae <email@example.com>
Date: 04/09/1996 14:57:43
On Mon, 08 Apr 1996 23:47:45 +0200
"Matthias Scheler" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> No, that way has many disadvantages, e.g.:
> 1.) Reverse resolving is not always possible.
Sorry I disagree. ANY host on the internet should have reliable reverse
DNS lookups, and :
Every host MUST implement a resolver for the Domain Name System
(DNS), and it MUST implement a mechanism using this DNS
resolver to convert host names to IP addresses and vice-versa
> 2.) IP address assignments may change.
What has this to do with anything?
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