[dns-operations] i've got a conflict of interest, can a non-implementor answer this?

RL Vaughn RL_Vaughn at baylor.edu
Wed Jan 14 19:40:10 UTC 2009

Florian Weimer wrote:
> * Paul Vixie:
>> in http://gcn.com/articles/2009/01/12/dns-requires-a-layered-approach.aspx we
>> see the following exchange:
>> 	"GCN: BIND, which is the most widely used DNS server, is open
>> 	source.  How safe are the latest versions of it?
>> 	TOVAR: For a lot of environments, it is perfectly suitable. But in
>> 	any mission-critical network in the government sector, any
>> 	financial institution, anything that has the specter of identity
>> 	theft or impact on national security, I think using open source is
>> 	just folly."
> Hmm, does this mean that they will discontinue their name server
> software products?  According to the data sheets, they only run on
> systems for which source code is widely available.
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I tossed a comment about that in the gcn comment pool.

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