FW: BIND limits and performance questions

Brad Knowles 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>

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