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Re: namespace pollution in bind?

On Sun, Jun 07, 1998 at 10:01:47PM -0600, Bdale Garbee wrote:
: Am working on the release-critical bugs in bind.  It appears that lintian flags
: the 'mx' and 'ns' commands as possible namespace pollution.  These, along with
: 'aaaa', 'soa', and 'zone' are symlinks to 'host' that do quickie lookups for
: those types of records, without having to specify an option like '-t soa'.  
: I'm inclined to agree with lintian that these are pretty worthless.  

Not if you're an ISP and mx/ns/soa/zone queries are a considerable
part of your work.  And almost ever I talked to other ISP's about
mx/ns/soa/zone they where surprised ... and I made a good point for
Debian, where these links are ``official''.

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