still go through DNS server for IP address input in thebrowser?
barmar at alum.mit.edu
Wed Jan 5 05:08:02 UTC 2005
In article <crfifg$1occ$1 at sf1.isc.org>,
Kevin Darcy <kcd at daimlerchrysler.com> wrote:
> Martes Wigglesworth wrote:
> >>Ques>tion. What is with this need to list PC system specs in a sig? >
> >Are you insane?. Whenever anyone, anywhere has glitches in running
> >applications, or compiling something, the first question is almost
> >always, "What platform are you attempting said actions on?"
> Granted, but the original question in this instance was about how to
> configure a reverse zone in named.conf. It was a platform- and
> hardware-independent question, that therefore doesn't require a
> hardware/OS inventory list. If in fact said inventory list is in your
> .sig, that shows you have no sensitivity at all to "information pollution".
People who don't know this stuff inside-and-out often don't know what
things are platform- or hardware-dependent. We often complain when
posters don't provide enough information; isn't it better that they
provide additional information just in case it's relevant?
Barry Margolin, barmar at alum.mit.edu
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