ARIN Services

Jay R. Ashworth jra at
Fri Apr 17 15:12:24 UTC 1998

On Fri, Apr 17, 1998 at 12:46:39AM -0400, Jon Lewis wrote:
> On Thu, 16 Apr 1998, Forrest W. Christian wrote:
> > Now, I fully agree that the BEST solution to the problem is for it to be
> > available 24x7, as there are those of us which work from midnight-4 on a
> > regular basis.  (I myself have two waking schedules 9a - midnight or
> > noon-4a, depending on what needs to get done.)
> One would think the various registries might make a deal to host "mirror"
> sites for each other and then spread the word that if for instance,
> isn't working, you should try (which might reside
> somewhere in Europe).  People in Europe, might naturally just use
>, knowing that its closer and faster for them.

Why even use a different name?  Round robin works fine, and if all the
registries participate in a cross-mirroring program, then all would be
well, no?  If you mirror correctly, it doesn't much matter _which_ host
you hit.

-- jra
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