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Re: Slashdot: Providers Ignoring DNS TTL?
On Apr 20, 2005, at 3:29 PM, Dean Anderson wrote:
People have been using TCP applications on anycast for at least a decade, as I mentioned before. Since DNS responses tend to be very short lived TCP session, it seems to me that if it works for other applications (e.g. HTTP), it should work for DNS."Reality" for the last ten years has been that no one did either PPLB orOr don't. No one here cares if you do. Reality trumps lab tests.
Either way, reality still trumps lab tests, or mailing lists posts. Since it has worked, and continues to work, in _THE REAL WORLD_ for TCP applications much longer lived than DNS, I suggest that your assertion that "users will start to notice the problems" is incorrect. Of course, time will tell which of us is correct.
Maybe I'm insane. Or maybe you are. Although I think time has already told which of us is....