Re: [DNSOP] Terminology question: split DNS

Ted Lemon <mellon@fugue.com> Tue, 20 March 2018 15:10 UTC

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From: Ted Lemon <mellon@fugue.com>
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Date: Tue, 20 Mar 2018 15:10:26 +0000
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Subject: Re: [DNSOP] Terminology question: split DNS
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On Mar 20, 2018, at 3:05 PM, Matt Larson <matt@kahlerlarson.org>; wrote:
> +1 to "split DNS", which has always been the term I've used and heard. I completely agree that "split horizon" muddies the water by referring to a routing concept that probably pre-dates widespread use of split DNS.

The term "split horizon" was common at one time, and I think we need to say what it means in this context.   I think it makes sense to point out that it is not the currently preferred term, and that people shouldn't use it anymore, but it's useful to clue people in as to what it means.