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Re: Selection of Appropriate Local SMTP Relay

  • From: Chris Cappuccio
  • Date: Mon Jan 10 20:46:31 2000

On Tue, 11 Jan 2000, Joe Abley wrote:

 | > Ny using octet boundaries, you're making an inference that the IP
 | > addresses are being used in a classful fashion. It's doubtful this will
 | > be the case in today's network.
 | I don't buy your logic. By that reasoning, PTR records are not supported
 | on today's network either, since they also work on octet boundaries.

Yes but the methods for delegating PTR records that are smaller then a /24
are ugly hacks.  See RFC 2317 if you don't already know why.

Sorry, off topic, just had to get my gripe in there.

Gates' Law: Every 18 months, the speed of software halves.