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Re: Two new DNS virtual packages (authoritative-name-server & recursive-name-server)

Arturo Borrero Gonzalez <arturo.borrero.glez@gmail.com> writes:
> On 22 October 2013 15:43, Ondřej Surý <ondrej@sury.org> wrote:

>> there are now couple of quality DNS servers and most of their
>> maintainers have agreed that it might be useful to have a virtual
>> package that we can add to Provides: so it's easy to pick one DNS
>> server if one needs it.

>> The proposed names are:

>> authoritative-name-server - authoritative domain name server
>> recursive-name-server - recursive domain name server

> I think is a good idea. Some packages may suggest using a caching name
> server (thats my case).

> I would suggest: caching-name-server

That's basically what a recursive-name-server is.  I don't think the
application should care whether it caches locally or not; that's up to the
local administrator.

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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