Virtual Hosts don't work with "www"

Stephane Bortzmeyer bortzmeyer at
Tue Feb 20 08:43:22 UTC 2007

On Mon, Feb 19, 2007 at 08:29:28PM -0500,
 Kevin Darcy <kcd at> wrote 
 a message of 26 lines which said:

> Using CNAME means you have one less A record to update if you
> re-address your server. It also means there is zero ambiguity with
> respect to forward/reverse record consistency. So from a
> manageability perspective, CNAME is preferred.

Surely, nobody still edits zone files by hand, except for small and
unimportant domains? Zone files are typically generated by a program
like h2n or pre-processed through m4 / cpp / whatever so there is
really no diference "from a manageability perspective".

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