Re: DNS goofups galore...
H. Peter Anvin (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Thu, 08 Feb 2001 16:11:39 -0800
"Michael H. Warfield" wrote:
> > Please explain how there is any different between an CNAME or MX pointing
> > to an A record in a different SOA versus an MX pointing to a CNAME
> > pointing to an A record where at least one pair is local (same SOA).
> Ah! But now you are placing conditions on it (that at least one
> pair is local). That is the very fine distinction that makes up the
> "not quite" in the "almost" above and the difference between the "should
> not" vs the "must not" in the specifications. You basically can't qualify
> it by saying "you can do this, but only if one pair is in the same SOA".
No. My point is that potential for inefficiency is not a valid reason
for banning something outright. This should be an administrative
decision, nothing more.
<email@example.com> at work, <firstname.lastname@example.org> in private!
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