Re: [mif] bare names (was: [dnsext] 2nd Last Call for MIF DNS server selection document)

Margaret Wasserman <mrw@lilacglade.org> Wed, 19 October 2011 16:07 UTC

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Subject: Re: [mif] bare names (was: [dnsext] 2nd Last Call for MIF DNS server selection document)
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Hi Keith,

On Oct 19, 2011, at 9:48 AM, Keith Moore wrote:
> split-brain DNS is an abomination that should be eradicated from the planet.

Split DNS exists and is in wide-spread use, and that is just a fact.  We don't have the power to eradicate it, nor do we currently have a better solution for the types of things that people use split DNS for.

Margaret