what problem are we solving? (was Re: ICANN opens upPandora's Box of

Gregory Hicks ghicks at cadence.com
Tue Jul 1 14:31:30 CDT 2008


> Subject: RE: what problem are we solving? (was Re: ICANN opens 
upPandora's	Box of
> Date: Tue, 1 Jul 2008 12:25:38 -0700
> From: "Tomas L. Byrnes" <tomb at byrneit.net>
> To: "Jay R. Ashworth" <jra at baylink.com>, <nanog at nanog.org>
> 
> Shouldn't we take all the ICANNt and DNS Related stuff to
> dns-operations?

Seems more "on-topic" there...

>  
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jay R. Ashworth [mailto:jra at baylink.com] 
> Sent: Tuesday, July 01, 2008 11:48 AM
> To: nanog at nanog.org
> Subject: Re: what problem are we solving? (was Re: ICANN opens
> upPandora's Box of
> 
> On Tue, Jul 01, 2008 at 12:04:57PM +0100, Roland Perry wrote:
> > In article <20080630212216.GJ8195 at cgi.jachomes.com>, Jay R. Ashworth 
> > <jra at baylink.com> writes
> > >The Domain Name System is not now, and never has been, away to 
*find*
> 
> > >things, anymore than 123 Elm St, Worcester MA is a way to *find* a 
> > >house.
> > 
> > What about "1 Microsoft Way, Redmond, WA" ?
> 
> Or 1 Tech Data Drive, Largo, or 1 Infinite Loop; yeah, there are lots 
of
> good examples of why addresses are random and shouldn't be used to
> *locate* things... except as keys into directories.
> 
> Cheers,
> -- jra
> -- 
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