Subject: Re: reverse lookup file
To: Andrew Brown <>
From: None <>
List: tech-net
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: is for
>>	v4 mapped, :: is for v4 compatible).  Do you still prefer
>>	::/8 (= 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?