Wasted space

Roeland M.J. Meyer rmeyer at mhsc.com
Fri Apr 30 00:02:02 UTC 1999

So you trade dotted quad notation for a base36 number? That defeats the purpose of DNS. Your statement is meaningless, as your local dictionary will show. Randy is right, DNS is finite as well, albeit, constrained semantically, rather than mathematically.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-nanog at merit.edu [mailto:owner-nanog at merit.edu]On Behalf Of
> Austin Schutz
> Sent: Thursday, April 29, 1999 4:48 PM
> To: Randy Bush
> Cc: nanog at merit.edu
> Subject: Re: Wasted space
> >your point?
> 	It would be possible to assign names to every atom in the 
> universe and
> still have some left over. Maybe not infinite but close enough :-)
> 	Tex

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