What DNS Is Not

Paul Ferguson fergdawgster at gmail.com
Sun Nov 8 23:40:08 CST 2009


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On Sun, Nov 8, 2009 at 9:35 PM, David Conrad <drc at virtualized.org> wrote:

> On Nov 8, 2009, at 4:59 PM, David Andersen wrote:
>> Z. M. Mao, C. D. Cranor, F. Douglis, and M. Rabinovich. A Precise and
>> Efficient Evaluation of the Proximity between Web Clients and their
>> Local DNS Servers. In Proc. USENIX Annual Technical Conference,
>> Berkeley, CA, June 2002.
>
> Given that paper is 7 years old and the Internet has changed a bit since
> 2002 (and the DNS looks to change somewhat drastically in the relatively
> near future) it might be dangerous to rely too much on their results.
> This might be an interesting area of additional research...
>

Well, the marketing folks have sure taken advantage of it. It would be nice
to see the technology folks... not just lie there and take it.

- - ferg

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