MX pointing to CNAME

Pete Ehlke pde at
Wed May 31 14:57:36 UTC 2006

On Wed May 31, 2006 at 09:23:33 +0100, Niall O'Reilly wrote:
>Peter Dambier cited selectively from this source, omitting the  
>    However CNAMEs are
>    useful (and encouraged) for generalized names for servers -- `ftp'
>    for your ftp server, `www' for your Web server, `gopher' for your
>    Gopher server, `news' for your Usenet news server, etc.
Indeed. It's a long way from 'there are some things you should be
careful about doing' to 'CNAMEs were not such a good idea and should be
avoided at all costs.'

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