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Re: lynx, news.bbc.co.uk, DNS failures

On Thu, Oct 25, 2001 at 09:59:53AM -0400, cfm@maine.com wrote:
> I've got users finding that lynx is failing to find news.bbc.co.uk.  It
> happens most of the time, but not always.  Seems to relate to the TTL
> on the A record to which news points.

Have you checked that they are accessing http://news.bbc.co.uk, not bare
news.bbc.co.uk? Lynx seems to assume that anything starting with "news." is
by default a NNTP-server.

Juha-Matti Tapio, tel. +358-50-5419230
Kirahvi Domains Ltd, Tekniikantie 21 C, Espoo, Finland

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