Interesting new dns failures

Valdis.Kletnieks at Valdis.Kletnieks at
Wed May 23 03:36:52 UTC 2007

On Wed, 23 May 2007 01:32:41 BST, michael.dillon at said:
> Anyone remember the Internet Scout? Even back then labors of love like
> John December's list were more useful than the Internic services.

That worked well for 14,000 .coms.  It doesn't work for 140,000,000 .coms.

> Does everybody on this list even know what I'm talking about when I say
> "yellow pages"? I'll bet there are a few that are scratching their
> heads. I know that I haven't used them for about 10 years.

"google is your friend. Google pagerank is your webmaster's friend".

The problem with yellow pages is that although an electronic version can
theoretically scale well to zillions of categories, it doesn't scale well
to the case of zillions of providers listed in a single category....

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