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Re: WorldNIC

  • From: James R. Cutler
  • Date: Wed Jun 10 23:41:39 1998

DNS Names are identifiers for resource records in Domain Name Service. They are addresses only in that they specify a location in a namespace. The hierarchical nature of DNS Names provides a means to delegate the authority and mangement of these identifiers. 

	JimC 



At 3:55 PM -0400 6/9/98, Jay R. Ashworth wrote:
<snip>
>...  DNS names are actually _addresses_, and can't be
>expected to map one to one with names in the large; this is an attempt
>to soften the impact of that problem.
>
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