From: kevin lyda (kevin at domain ie.suberic.net)
Date: Thu 11 Apr 2002 - 14:34:36 IST
On Thu, Apr 11, 2002 at 02:27:32PM +0100, Nick Murtagh wrote:
> On Thursday 11 April 2002 15:07, you wrote:
> > Yes, that's what I remember it being, now that it's mentioned. But is that
> > true even when x.y.com is a cname to z.y.com. If the DNS server finds that
> > x.y.com is a CNAME for z.y.com does it return z.y.com or does it return the
> > IP ? Returning z.y.com would seem REALLY dumb.
not that dumb if z.y.com is outside it's domain. it would have to do
a dns lookup itself anyway in that case.
> That's what it does. It the server knows about the A record, it might return
> that as well. It's not the only aspect of DNS that's dumb. I want a way to
> invalidate the caches for records that get updated :)
ah yes, but since that would require esp to accomplish, we wouldn't need
dns anymore. computers would just know what to connect to.
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