why same names, was Re: NANOG 40 agenda posted
Ed.Lewis at neustar.biz
Tue May 29 19:11:33 UTC 2007
At 12:01 -0700 5/29/07, David Conrad wrote:
>What a horrible idea. Applications automatically pre- or appending crap to
>domain name labels shouldn't be done, period.
I won't argue that, but it happens.
And I do make use of it. When I am back from a trip I type in
"dilbert" and see the comic appear. The next time I type in "d" and
my browswer fills in the whole URL.
>The IPv6 Internet is a different network than the IPv4 Internet.
>Same names invites confusion and unhappiness.
Hmmm, I draw the opposite conclusion. The network layers are
different but the service ends are the same, so I would prefer the
If you want to read Dilbert on-line and I tell you that it is
available at a certain URL, would you rather I give you
"http://www.dilbert.com" or that I send you "if you use IPv4 then
http://www.dilbert.com" else if you use IPv6 then
http://www6.dilbert.com else buy a newspaper"?
Edward Lewis +1-571-434-5468
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