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Re: classless delegation [Re: IP address fee??]

  • From: Peter van Dijk
  • Date: Mon Sep 09 07:46:27 2002

On Fri, Sep 06, 2002 at 11:04:36PM +0200, Brad Knowles wrote:
[snip]
> > 60.1.0.10.in-addr.arpa. CNAME bla-reverse.example.org.
> > bla-reverse.example.org. PTR bla.example.org.
> > bla.example.org. A 10.0.1.60
> >
> > What's wrong with that? No RFC against it ;)
> 
> 	Are you sure about that?  IIRC, the definitions of CNAME records 
> and what they can point to are pretty strict.

If that is illegal, then so is RFC2317 :)

> > Cool, why does it work then? <grin>
> 
> 	Just because something hasn't actually been made officially 
> illegal doesn't mean that it's not a really bad idea.

It seems to me RFC2317 is pushing the edge of standards more than my
solution is.

Greetz, Peter
-- 
peter@dataloss.nl  |  http://www.dataloss.nl/  |  Undernet:#clue




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