maybe a dumb idea on how to fix the dns problems i don't know....

Chris Paul chris.paul at
Sun Aug 10 17:36:26 CDT 2008

list-nanog at wrote:
>> But we only care about TCP connection setup time in *interactive* 
>> sessions (a human using something like the web). If you have a 
>> persistent connection to your dns server from your dns resolver on your 
>> browser machine, you just send the  request.... no TCP setup there at 
>> all. You can even pool connections. We do this stuff in LDAP all the time.
> Again, if we can change the DNS protocol, then it's easy to solve.

Wait a min... This isn't changing the DNS protocol to have or allow
persistent dns/tcp connections is it? or is it?

Yikes, yes the DNS protocol should be changed then, right now, to allow 
persistent connections, at least from the interactive client (websurfing 
machine) resolver to caching name server.

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