What DNS Is Not
wbailey at gci.com
Fri Nov 13 06:17:22 UTC 2009
If it counts Paul, thanks for vixie cron. ;)
From: Paul Vixie [mailto:vixie at isc.org]
Sent: Thursday, November 12, 2009 4:58 PM
To: nanog at merit.edu
Subject: Re: What DNS Is Not
"Kevin Oberman" <oberman at es.net> writes:
> I find it mildly amusing that my first contact with Paul was about 25
> years ago when he was at DEC and I objected to his use of a wildcard
> for dec.com.
I was only an egg.
> The situations are not parallel and the Internet was a very different
> animal in those days (and DEC was mostly DECnet), but still I managed
> to maintain a full set of MX records for all of our DECnet systems.
Based partly on my conversation with you, I ended up pulling over the
list of DECnet nodes and generating MX's for each one, just to remove
that wildcard. You were right, and I listened. Probably I forgot to
thank you until now. Thanks.
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