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Re: oh, for goodness' sake.

  • From: Justin W. Newton
  • Date: Wed Apr 08 00:57:45 1998

At 05:36 PM 4/7/98 -0700, Danny McPherson wrote:
>> 
>> Perhaps the policy should be 
>> 
>> No whois.ripe.net = no rebuild of BGP filters
>
>Yeah, I suppose writing code that relies on DNS (rather than an IP
address) to 
>ensure routing works correctly is a good idea *8^/
>
>-danny

Until the IP address changes.  One would think that people would learn not
to make routing policy changes off of things automatically without having
some sort of sanity checks in place after past network outages caused by
exactly this problem.

Oh well, live and learn.

Justin W. Newton





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