user-relative names - was:[Re: Yahoo and IPv6]

Scott Weeks surfer at
Wed May 18 02:51:39 UTC 2011

--- joelja at wrote:
From: Joel Jaeggli <joelja at>

> if you put something in the dns you do so because you want to discovered. scoping the nameservers such that they only express certain certain resource records to queriers in a particular scope is fairly straight forward.
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> The article was not about DNS.  It was about "Persistent Personal Names for Globally Connected Mobile Devices" where "Users normally create personal names by introducing devices locally, on a common WiFi network for example. Once created, these names remain persistently bound to their targets as devices move. Personal names are intended to supplement and not replace global DNS names."  

you mean like mac addresses? those have a tendency to follow you around in ipv6...

   Still an IPv6 wussie...  :-) 

Only if you design your network that way.  EUI-64 isn't required.


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