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Re: [IP] VeriSign prepares to relaunch "Site Finder" -- calls

  • From: Paul Vixie
  • Date: Tue Feb 24 15:35:33 2004

> > It's a module plug-in into bind and if you prefer to try and do this
> > in a opt-in basis they have a client program that you download and
> > it gets hooked into the users browser.
> This is the right way to do it, end user opt in, and browser only.

i'm a little bit worried about the idea of doing this inside BIND, since
DNS is supposed to be coherent, and answers are supposed to be based on
fact rather than value.  but the larger point of this reply is:

> Unlaterally forcing it upon everyone and breaking non www based apps is 
> the wrong way to do it.

if you have well founded views on this topic and you have not yet shared
them with ICANN's SSAC, please do so.  see <>.