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Re: dns based loadbalancing/failover

  • From: Randy Bush
  • Date: Sun Oct 07 13:10:19 2001

>> I take it that unless I can point to some specific situation in which some
>> specific application or user community is negatively impacted by this,
>> you'll go on assuming that this deviant behaviour is merely an exercise in
>> creativity.
> The way to go about this is to see if breaking existing practice will break
> current implementations and plausible future implementations.

we call it 'architecture' when we can see it won't work from flaws
in the design.  we call it a stupid mess when we test a broken
design because we lack architectural judgement.