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Re: Microsoft spokesperson blames ICANN

  • From: poptix
  • Date: Thu Jan 25 15:41:39 2001

Sorry, I read his post after someone mentioned Akamai, somehow my brain
crossed the two and I responded to this one, I'm well aware of the
limitations that lack of internet connectivity impose on DNS servers =)

On Thu, 25 Jan 2001, Patrick W. Gilmore wrote:

>
> At 02:08 AM 1/25/2001 -0600, poptix@sleepybox.poptix.net wrote:
>  >
>  >www.microsoft.com is already a CNAME for www.microsoft.akadns.net, aka,
>  >Akamai =)  (Didn't I hear microsoft touting it's wonderful clustering/load
>  >balancing features in W2k?)
>
> <simple statement of fact which everyone prolly already knows>
> Please note that if you cannot get a reply from the authoritative name
> server for [domain].[foo], you cannot be given the CNAME for a host.
> </simple statement of fact which everyone prolly already knows>
>
> (No comment on the reliability of Windows is intended.)
>
>
>  >		-poptix
>
> TTFN,
> patrick
>
>