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

Joel Jaeggli joelja at bogus.com
Tue May 17 22:22:23 CDT 2011


On May 17, 2011, at 7:51 PM, Scott Weeks wrote:

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> --- joelja at bogus.com wrote:
> From: Joel Jaeggli <joelja at bogus.com>
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>> 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."  
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> you mean like mac addresses? those have a tendency to follow you around in ipv6...
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> <disclaimer> 
>   Still an IPv6 wussie...  :-) 
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> Only if you design your network that way.  EUI-64 isn't required.

don't much matter, if you move around you're going get them a lot.

> scott
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