> Brent Chapman <brent @
> | Reference the current discussion of DNS information hiding... :-)
> | From: Egotists Anonymous (koreth @
> | Subject: And the Funky Hostname Award for this week goes to:
> | 129_179_75_12.cdc.com
> | Now, I've heard of uncreative host naming, but that's ridiculous.
> Well it does have the advantage of not revealing either the hardware
> type or the name of the project that this host has been assigned to.
This is wasteful of DNS name space. Perhaps you missed the note that
I sent out on April 1, 1994 where I suggested that we just re-use
IN-ADDR.ARPA? For example, lookup the address for
184.108.40.206.IN-ADDR.ARPA. (Or an MX record, for that matter.)
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