Subject: Re: reverse lookup file
To: Andrew Brown <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: None <email@example.com>
Date: 01/28/2000 16:03:51
>> Please note that not everyting under ::/8 is for looopback. There
>> are other usage (:: is for unspecified, ::ffff:10.1.1.1 is for
>> v4 mapped, ::10.1.1.1 is for v4 compatible). Do you still prefer
>> ::/8 (= 0.0.ip6.int.) to be declared in zone file?
>imho, if you get an ipv4 mapped (or compatible) address and you look
>it up in the ipv6 space, i think you're bound to lose anyway, right?
>as for the unspecified address, you could put a name in for that too,
>i think it makes more sense if the names of the files are shorter, as
>the name of the "127" file is now. others may feel otherwise.
hmm, i see your point but i'm not really convinced (decide zone file
hierarchy for the sake of short filename?).
are there any restriction/recommendation from DNS spec, or some others,
about defining zone file?