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Re: DUL freeloading

  • From: Roy
  • Date: Sun Aug 12 11:30:44 2001

The staff time is the only one I can't address but a "new DUL" that only did zone
transfers (no direct queries) would encourage clones that people could use for
testing.  That would probably drop the load significantly.

"John R. Levine" wrote:

> In article <[email protected]> you write:
> >It would have been nice if we could all agreed on a DUL database that would be
> >distributed free to anyone to use.
> Yes indeed.  Unless someone knows of a free source of servers, IP
> connectivity, and most importantly staff time, I suspect that it would
> be much cheaper all around to contact MAPS and pay something to use
> the DUL than for each provider to waste its own staff time coming up
> with an inferior "free" substitute.
> I can report from experience that MAPS has been very flexible, and is
> likely to accept any reasonable offer for access to its lists.
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