Remove/add [A] records based upon server availability

Matus UHLAR - fantomas uhlar at
Mon Dec 28 09:24:47 UTC 2009

On 28.12.09 12:36, Mark Andrews wrote:
> Applications that fail to try multiple address are broken.  RFC 1123
> said as much back in October 1989 (over twenty years ago now).  With
> IPv6 coming along almost every host will be multihomed and if a
> application doesn't cope then you should report it to the vendor now.

This is true, however even applications following the standard and trying
other IP addresdses would notice the delay when first trying to open
TCP connection to unresponsive server, which is again reason for solving the
problem at different level.

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