FW: BIND limits and performance questions
brad.knowles at skynet.be
Fri Mar 23 22:19:05 UTC 2001
At 12:18 PM -0800 3/23/01, Derek J. Balling wrote:
> If, all of a sudden, some (or many) largish sites (let's say, Hotmail,
> Yahoo, MSN, Juno, AOL, etc.) was to start advertising 25 MX records,
> pissing all over the 512-byte issue, and say "Hey, its a big record, if
> you're not dealing with it properly that's your own business".... how
> long would sites continue to run old/broken code when they couldn't
> talk to -- or possibly even SEE -- large portions of the net?
Been there, done that. Was personally blamed for the complete
outage of all e-mail for the entire Internet during AOL's "Black
Wednesday" 19-hour network failure.
You try being personally blamed by Internet e-mail administrators
from all around the world, many of whom have your private e-mail
Brad Knowles, <brad.knowles at skynet.be>
/* efdtt.c Author: Charles M. Hannum <root at ihack.net> */
/* Represented as 1045 digit prime number by Phil Carmody */
/* Prime as DNS cname chain by Roy Arends and Walter Belgers */
/* Usage is: cat title-key scrambled.vob | efdtt >clear.vob */
/* where title-key = "153 2 8 105 225" or other similar 5-byte key */
dig decss.friet.org|perl -ne's/\.//;print pack("H124",$1)if(/^x([^\.]*)/)'
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