[dns-operations] Too Open (Was: OpenDNS makes your Internet work better

David Ulevitch davidu at everydns.net
Wed Jul 12 19:21:36 UTC 2006

On Jul 12, 2006, at 11:40 AM, Florian Weimer wrote:

> * David Ulevitch:
>> I want to point out what we're releasing today in a test form for
>> greater things to come:
>> http://www.opendns.com/prefs/
> Perhaps you should encode these settings in the least significant bits
> of the resolver address?  This would be more reliable.  On the other
> hand, it's hard to explain to users.

We actually considered this, that takes care of a lot of issues but  
we thought it'd be confusing for users to understand that to 'change  
preferences they had to change IPs'. Likely, we'll do both as it is a  
nice quick way to know you're getting what you want.


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