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external issues in dns scalability (1995) (was Re: Namespaces)
- From: Paul Vixie
- Date: Thu Mar 08 10:51:49 2001
firstname.lastname@example.org (Vadim Antonov) writes:
> Just stop issuing alhpanumeric domain names and use numerals only.
In 1995, Brian Kahin invited a bunch of folks to come to DC and talk about
DNS ("a policy wonk's dream"). Not understanding that the whole thing was
a sham, I wrote a paper and presented it. The audience (hi Vint!) reacted
in stunned silence, and probably had a good laugh about it later at the bar.
I found the postscript files and converted them to PDF and put them online:
All I can really say is: "I told y'all so." Vadim, thanks for reminding me
that there was a time when these problems were still soluble.