What DNS Is Not

Jack Bates jbates at brightok.net
Tue Nov 10 04:18:31 UTC 2009

Andrew Cox wrote:
> I think the issue is more that older apps would expect that if they can 
> get a response then everything is ok.. perhaps this simply an outdated 
> method and needs to be rethought.

The app is expecting a response of some kind. When it gets back bogus 
information that has it connecting to an IP that may not respond at all, 
the app will have to sit around waiting on a timeout.


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