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From dean gaudet <>
Subject Re: Real application for alternate protocols?
Date Wed, 12 Apr 2000 20:09:12 GMT
there's lots of existing work:

  -- bind9 supports alternate backends that don't have to be in-memory

  -- supports modules like apache for alternative backends

  -- djb does it again, lightweight pieces from which to build dns


On Wed, 12 Apr 2000, William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:

> Was just thinking about an opportunity for someone who wants to put their
> handprint on Apache and create a module.
> Seems a common issue that pops up on the newsgroup are
> the fools (pardon the thoughtless categorization) who don't 'get it' that
> they need a DNS server to offer,
> etc... (where is Obviousman when you need him?)
> Why not tightly bind that common interest into Apache with a _bare_bones_
> DNS to serve up subdomains declared as servers/virtual servers?  Not a good
> solution for DNS id's of dialup ports, mail servers and the whole slew, just
> simple subdomain webs.
> If it interests you, want the feedback to this post, and look at mod_echo
> for starters.

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