[Imap-use] UW's DNS-based approach vs. perdition/proxies
MRC at Washington.EDU
Wed Apr 23 13:35:02 PDT 2008
On Wed, 23 Apr 2008, Jeroen van Aart wrote:
> I understand, and it is obsoleted by http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc1912,
> which appears to also suggest a low TTL to not be a good idea.
In the general case, yes. This is a not a general case.
> Even if no
> "authorative" rfc suggests a TTL of less than say 1 day is a bad idea, I
> would think that current bad practices of certain name servers can make it
> problematic to depend on low TTLs.
I have not heard of any name server which fails to implement TTLs
Can you identify such a name server, or are you just speculating that
there is such a name server?
If there is such a name server, then it is broken. The way to deal with
broken software is to fix it. If the site and/or vendor refuses to fix
it, there are ways to compel obedience.
-- Mark --
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