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Re: ARIN Services
From: "Jay R. Ashworth" <jra () scfn thpl lib fl us>
Date: Sun, 19 Apr 1998 20:25:12 -0400

On Sat, Apr 18, 1998 at 02:44:20AM -0400, Jon Lewis wrote:
On Fri, 17 Apr 1998, Jay R. Ashworth wrote:
Why even use a different name?  Round robin works fine, and if all the
registries participate in a cross-mirroring program, then all would be
well, no?  If you mirror correctly, it doesn't much matter _which_ host
you hit.

Except that if packets don't need to cross the ocean, why send them that

Now, c'mon, Jon; that's _way_ too obvious a reason.  :-)

Tag them by continent; but mirror what's behind them _anyway_.  Of
course, if DNS didn't see fit to _sort_ addresses, this would be a
problem, but (say it with me now:) that's a topic for another list.

-- jra
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