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Re: Draft internic ip allocation doc

  • From: bmanning
  • Date: Wed May 17 17:30:00 1995
  • Posted-date: Wed, 17 May 1995 08:41:06 -0700 (PDT)

> >...
> >
> >Well, you can delegate these as 128 individual zones.  With a little
> >bit of automation to help, it may approach practical.  You can
> >delegate a single domain name in the limiting case.
> But this doesn't really save anything in terms of the amount of work that
> has to be done by the NICs and probably increases it, as when the ISP's
> clients want to be primary for their IN-ADDR.ARPA domains, the delegation
> records will have to be updated to list extra servers.

Actually, it does save.  The NICs (and down stream providers) get extra
levels of heirarchy that get delegated.  Once delegated, the load is
considerably less.