Re: [dhcwg] Comments on draft-chowdhury-dhc-bcmcv4-option

Ted Lemon <Ted.Lemon@nominum.com> Tue, 03 August 2004 17:14 UTC

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From: Ted Lemon <Ted.Lemon@nominum.com>
Subject: Re: [dhcwg] Comments on draft-chowdhury-dhc-bcmcv4-option
Date: Tue, 3 Aug 2004 09:52:22 -0700
To: "Kuntal Chowdhury" <chowdury@nortelnetworks.com>
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On Aug 3, 2004, at 9:29 AM, Kuntal Chowdhury wrote:
> FQDN is used to give the operator flexibility in deploying the 
> service. Some
> operators would like to use DNS infrastructure to distribute the most
> appropriate controller for a broadcast program.

If you fill up the DHCP packet, the operator loses that flexibility.   
An easy way to provide the same flexibility is to do the lookup on the 
DHCP server.


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