macomnet weird dns record

Chuck Church chuckchurch at
Tue Apr 14 13:45:00 UTC 2015

Comic Book Guy would probably declare:

"Worst Naming Convention Ever"


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From: NANOG [mailto:nanog-bounces at] On Behalf Of Colin Johnston
Sent: Tuesday, April 14, 2015 9:27 AM
To: Nikolay Shopik
Cc: <nanog at>
Subject: Re: macomnet weird dns record

Because looks strange especially if the traffic is 100% bad Best practice
says avoid such info in records as does not aid debug since mix of dec and


> On 14 Apr 2015, at 14:09, Nikolay Shopik <shopik at> wrote:
> How its weird? All these chars allowed in DNS records.
> On 14/04/15 15:36, Colin Johnston wrote:
>> never saw hex in host dns records before.
>> range is blocked non the less since bad traffic from Russia network
>> Colin

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