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Re: How common is lack of DNS server diversity?
[ On Saturday, January 27, 2001 at 23:53:54 (+0100), Havard Eidnes wrote: ] > Subject: Re: How common is lack of DNS server diversity? > > If "doesn't resolve" means "the target domain itself exists but none > of the authoritative name servers for the domain respond", those > mail systems doing as mentioned above should most probably be > replaced, because they do not properly and reasonably distinguish > between "hard" and "soft" errors when using the DNS. Yup, but don't tell me! :-) Unfortunately "it works most of the time", or "it always works for us" keeps such broken stuff in production. -- Greg A. Woods +1 416 218-0098 VE3TCP <firstname.lastname@example.org> <robohack!woods> Planix, Inc. <email@example.com>; Secrets of the Weird <firstname.lastname@example.org>