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From Peter Galbavy <Peter.Galb...@knowledge.com>
Subject Re: (new/old) idea of resolving
Date Tue, 07 Sep 1999 15:06:26 GMT
On Tue, Sep 07, 1999 at 10:32:52AM -0400, Rasmus Lerdorf wrote:
> > I know that resolving of IP address is time consuming and thats why
> > there is option to switch online resolving off and resolve addresses
> > later. But later
> > there is much less chance to resolve address at all.
> 
> Why?  DNS is not a transient thing.

On the contrary, it is very very transient. The PTR records can change
on a regular basis. In fact with dynamic DNS, the PTR record could be
changed (and on some networks are) when a dial-up user connects or
diconnects.

Regards,
-- 
Peter Galbavy
Knowledge Matters Ltd
http://www.knowledge.com/

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