Subject: Re: CVS commit: src
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Michael C. Richardson <email@example.com>
Date: 01/24/1999 14:42:58
>>>>> "Greg" == Greg Hudson <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Greg> default on Athena is in,hs). Class IN is definitely preferred, since
Greg> class HS requires that the world create an entirely new DNS hierarchy
Greg> and teach everybody's named about its root name servers. It's
Greg> unfortunate that class HS ever came up in the first place; the people
Greg> who made that decision did not apparently understand DNS
Greg> administration very well (see
Greg> http://www.mit.edu:8008/menelaus/hesiod/11). But that was over a
Greg> decade ago and this is now.
As someone who uses HS classes extensively for distribution of mail aliases
for 100+ virtual domains, I do *NOT* agree with what you say, and I agree
with Jerry's comments. The fact that it has a seperate root means that I can
quite simply control how far I will look for data.
:!mcr!: | Network and security consulting/contract programming
Michael Richardson | Firewalls, TCP/IP and Unix administration
ON HUMILITY: To err is human, to moo bovine.