Convenience or slippery slope... or something else?

Leigh Porter leigh.porter at ukbroadband.com
Fri Sep 10 17:05:04 CDT 2010



You need to go to qqwqaaqws.ipq.co to find out more...




On 10 Sep 2010, at 18:44, Jon Lewis wrote:

> On Fri, 10 Sep 2010, Reese wrote:
> 
>> A friend brought this to my attention:
>> 
>> http://ipq.co/
>> 
>> He saw it at http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=1678324
>> 
>> I'm not sure whether to shriek in joy or in pain. Will data from
>> this service - if it is a worthy service - propagate properly?
>> Play nicely with or break other people's toys? Is it a gimmick?
> 
> How's it going to break anything?  I just created one...
> 
> tentententen.ipq.co.    86400   IN      A       10.10.10.10
> 
> so...now I can use tentententen.ipq.co as a name that resolves to 10.10.10.10...assuming I trust ipq.co to keep that A record and not delete or change it at some point.  Other than the fact that you can't change it[1], how is this any different (other than being less useful) or scarier than DynDNS?
> 
> 
> 1. EMAIL ADDRESS
> optional, but will allow you to update the record later (once we implement it)
> 
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