Convenience or slippery slope... or something else?

Jon Lewis jlewis at
Fri Sep 10 17:44:02 UTC 2010

On Fri, 10 Sep 2010, Reese wrote:

> A friend brought this to my attention:
> He saw it at
> I'm not sure whether to shriek in joy or in pain. Will data from
> this service - if it is a worthy service - propagate properly?
> Play nicely with or break other people's toys? Is it a gimmick?

How's it going to break anything?  I just created one...    86400   IN      A I can use as a name that resolves to I trust to keep that A record and not delete 
or change it at some point.  Other than the fact that you can't change 
it[1], how is this any different (other than being less useful) or scarier 
than DynDNS?

optional, but will allow you to update the record later (once we implement 

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