[dns-operations] Wacky idea of the week

Jay Daley jay at nzrs.net.nz
Sun Jul 25 23:38:54 UTC 2010

On 26/07/2010, at 11:24 AM, Andrew Sullivan wrote:

> On the contrary, I have repeatedly floated this idea as the obvious
> way around the bletcherous "put this bit of data into some hard-coded
> domain name".  You are the very first person I know of who was willing
> to say, "Yes, let's do that."

Excellent, and apologies for not digging further to see if anyone else had suggested this before.

> I am willing to work on this idea if you are too.  I haven't bothered
> so far because I'm not really an operator, so I have no dog in the
> race.  But anything's got to be better than magic domain names not
> even signed in the DNS.

I am indeed, though I admit to having no sensible ideas on how to do this.

And may I take opportunity to remind people of "_nicname._tcp SRV" to locate WHOIS servers.  Try 

	dig +short _nicname._tcp.nz SRV 

if you're not familiar.


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