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/dev/rob0 rob0 at gmx.co.uk
Thu Jan 22 19:43:11 UTC 2004

In article <bup6ou$1q4g$1 at sf1.isc.org>, mcp6453 wrote:
> if I try to go to or if I try to ping that
> address, I get nothing. How does that work?

DNS is simply to resolve names into IP addresses. It has nothing to do
with what services are (or are NOT) running on the machine with that IP
address ... or for that matter, if there is a machine there at all.
  /dev/rob0 - preferred_email=i$((28*28+28))@softhome.net
  or put "not-spam" or "/dev/rob0" in Subject header to reply

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