quietly....

Paul Graydon paul at paulgraydon.co.uk
Thu Feb 3 17:37:55 CST 2011


On 02/02/2011 06:31 PM, Jay Ashworth wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "david raistrick"<drais at icantclick.org>
>> On Tue, 1 Feb 2011, Dave Israel wrote:
>>
>>> responsibility. If they want to use DHCPv6, or NAT, or Packet over
>>> Avian
>>> Carrier to achieve that, let them. If using them causes them
>>> problems, then
>>> they should not use them. It really isn't the community's place to
>>> force
>>> people not to use tools they find useful because we do not like
>>> them.
>> Not to mention that when you take tools -away- from people that solve
>> an existing problem, you'll get a lot of pushback.
> I, personally, have been waiting to hear what happens when network techs
> discover that they can't carry IP addresses around in their heads anymore.
>
> That sounds trivial, perhaps, but I don't think it will be.
>
Absolutely, it's certainly one thing I'm dreading.  I know, DNS is 
awesome, but DNS also breaks (SysAdmin mantra: "It's a DNS problem", 
because if something is behaving in an unusual fashion, it's usually DNS 
that's at fault).  I guess I'll routinely be storing a copy of the zone 
file in my DropBox or something as a precaution so I can access it from 
my phone.

Paul




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