[Nanog] Re: IPv6 rDNS - how will it be done?

Larry Sheldon LarrySheldon at cox.net
Tue Apr 27 20:19:21 CDT 2010


On 4/27/2010 19:50, Richard Barnes wrote:
> Naïve question: If you used macro expansion, wouldn't you end up
> providing responses for a lot of addresses that aren't in use?  Maybe
> that's not a problem?

If you get a request, you will have to respond in any case.

I have a theory about data-base lookups--finding something is always
faster than not finding anything, unless you are using a human brain.

(A human brain can respond "I don't know that" without an inventory of
everything it does know.)

(That may be to only truly unique thing about humans.  And no, I have
not kept up with neural networks work.)

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