cname quick question

Cricket Liu cricket at
Wed Mar 7 22:38:54 UTC 2001

> >  I could bring this up as a possible service the Registry could offer.
> >  Are there any technical objections to it that I haven't thought of?
> Well, doing so would certainly break MX records, because BINDv9
> no longer tolerates in any way, shape, or form the pointing of MXes
> at CNAMEs.  While that might be fine for things like movies (where
> the only thing they probably care about is serving up the web page),
> that's certainly not going to do any good for anyone else who wants
> any other kind of service.

If you added:    IN    CNAME

then wouldn't you just add the MX records to


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