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Re: ALL: PARANOID from /etc/hosts.deny Should be Commented by default

On Fri, Apr 20, 2001 at 09:32:04AM +1000, Brian May wrote:
> >>>>> "Daniel" == Daniel Stone <daniel@kabuki.openfridge.net> writes:
>     Daniel> On Thu, Apr 19, 2001 at 11:49:30PM +1000, Hamish Moffatt
>     Daniel> wrote:
>     >> Don't you think standards are important? Properly configured
>     >> DNS has both forward-lookup A records and reverse-lookup PTR
>     >> records.  We shouldn't encourage anyone to compromise on that,
>     >> because it is not difficult to configure.
>     Daniel> Well, doesn't reverse resolve to anything
>     Daniel> because Telstra are absolutely bloody useless, and can't
>     Daniel> delegate the chunk of 203.36.158.* through to us
>     Daniel> ... *sigh*. No PTR is alright, because of valid reasons
>     Daniel> like this, and the fact that you can do WHOISes on the
>     Daniel> IPs. I say this because you can WHOIS an IP, but you can't
>     Daniel> exactly WHOIS scriptkiddie.fuckyou.microsoft.com.
> According to Craig, You shouldn't have any problems.

Aye, but I believe it was Hamish who suggested that PTRs should be made

Daniel Stone
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