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Re: Re[2]: relays.osirusoft.com

  • From: George William Herbert
  • Date: Thu Aug 28 16:19:22 2003


Paul wrote:
>this part, on the other hand...
>
>>                                               he's put
>> *.*.*.* in, he's asking people not to use it anymore.
>
>...mystifies me.  anyone who has read rfc1034 or rfc1035, even
>if they did not also read rfc2181 or rfc2136 or rfc2308, knows
>that in a zone containing the following wildcardish data:
>
>	$ORIGIN example.vix.com.
>	*                       1H IN A         127.0.0.1
>	*.*                     1H IN A         127.0.0.2
>	*.*.*                   1H IN A         127.0.0.3
>	*.*.*.*                 1H IN A         127.0.0.4
>
>the result will be that only the top one will match:

I must hope and pray that nobody on NANOG would be foolish
enough to load narrative prose mailed to the list into their
BIND configurations ;-) 

BGP, now, feel free to do that all you want.


-george william herbert
gherbert@retro.com





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