secondary.com gone! any free secondary NS service?
dns at botham.net
Mon Oct 21 20:42:35 UTC 2002
> -----Original Message-----
> From: bind-users-bounce at isc.org [mailto:bind-users-bounce at isc.org] On
> Behalf Of Fred Viles
> Sent: Monday, October 21, 2002 1:54 AM
> To: comp-protocols-dns-bind at isc.org
> Subject: Re: secondary.com gone! any free secondary NS service?
> Paul Vixie <vixie at as.vix.com> wrote in
news:aov9u5$4ltn$1 at isrv4.isc.org:
> >> > There has been essentially no change in service
> >> There's one change perhaps worth mentioning. UltraDNS does not
> >> support wildcard CNAME records the way BIND does. [...]
> > A wildcard CNAME is meaningless, and BIND is wrong to "support"
> > ("allow") it.
> It's not meaningless. it's valid and has a specified semantics. It's
> not very usefull. Agreed that BIND's behavior does not match the
How can you have a wildcard CNAME RR without violating the No Other Data
law for CNAME RRs? In other words, if what ever is on the left side of
a CNAME cannot be anywhere else, and a wildcard means everything...
Well, you know the rest...
> But the fact that existing users may be adversely affected by the
> change at secondary.com remains true, and (IMO) "worth mentioning".
> if my phrasing implied anything else. I tried to be carefull, but...
> - Fred
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