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Re: Load balancing/Multiple CNAME's (Was: Re: Beyond DNS...)

  • From: Manar Hussain
  • Date: Sun Jun 07 18:47:32 1998

>the fact that it requires client authors to adapt to the new format. As
>someone else commented, client authors have yet to adequately deal with
>multiple A records, so the hopes of them working in the capability to
>deal with a completely new RR are small.

Actually I'm not so sure - I can well imagine that a reasonably well
publicised change in how DNS works in order to make "the web better" would
probably get adopted more readily in browsers than mere conformance to well
documented, already existent RFCs that are currently flouted.

Manar




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