What DNS Is Not

Buhrmaster, Gary gtb at slac.stanford.edu
Tue Nov 10 00:52:35 UTC 2009

> -----Original Message-----
> From: bmanning at vacation.karoshi.com
> [mailto:bmanning at vacation.karoshi.com]
> Sent: Monday, November 09, 2009 4:32 PM
> To: Patrick W. Gilmore
> Cc: NANOG list
> Subject: Re: What DNS Is Not


> 	notbeing Paul, its rude of me to respond - yet you posted this
> 	to a public list ... so here goes.
> 	Why do you find your behaviour in your domains acceptable and yet
>     the same behaviour in others zones to be "a Bad Thing" and should be
>     stopped?

Ok, devils advocate argument.  

Is there is a difference between being a domain "owner"
(Patrick wanting to wildcard the domain he has paid for),
and a domain "custodian" (Verisign for the .com example)
in whether wildcards are ever acceptable in the DNS
responses you provide?

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