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AW: Odd policy question.
From: "John van Oppen" <john () vanoppen com>
Date: Fri, 13 Jan 2006 11:56:13 -0800


Assuming that you are running separate authoritative and recursive servers this would only be a problem when someone 
goes to a lame-delegated domain.

It is probably also good to note that it is a best practice to separate authoritative and recursive servers.   
john


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Von: Christopher McCrory [mailto:chrismcc () pricegrabber com] 
Gesendet: Friday, January 13, 2006 11:49 AM
An: Randy Bush
Cc: nanog () merit edu
Betreff: Re: Odd policy question.


On Fri, 2006-01-13 at 08:32 -1000, Randy Bush wrote:
Don't forget:
www                IN             CNAME         goatse.cx

and don't forget the terminating dot on goatse.cx.

but this did cause me to update those trapper zone files and
bump the serials.  last time the serials had been bumped since
1995.  so you had the suggestion of a decade.  mahalo.



Ouch.  So you are going to punish the rest of the world for the mistakes
of a few people (however annoying it is).

/me just cannot imagine explaining this to my mother when she mis-types
some URL.

Granted that what your (former-) customers did was not any sort of best
practice, but I think your "solution" is a little too extreme.



randy
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Christopher McCrory
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