[dns-operations] Vista implements a bizarre DNS server selection algorithm from RFC3484?

Stephane Bortzmeyer bortzmeyer at nic.fr
Fri Mar 6 15:23:10 UTC 2009

On Fri, Mar 06, 2009 at 08:18:33AM -0600,
 Joe Greco <jgreco at ns.sol.net> wrote 
 a message of 54 lines which said:

> I guess the real question is why we have failed to design and
> implement a standard to allow both clients and servers to specify,
> learn, and/or infer some useful information about topology and
> performance that would allow programs to automatically make
> intelligent decisions in an automated manner that would also allow
> configuration by administrators.

There is an IETF Working Group working on it, ALTO:


No results yet. But there are many drafts despite what the above page
says. Check:


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