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[6bone] Re: reverse 6dns painful (was Re: reverse DNS consideredpointless)



On Mon, 16 Feb 2004, Paul Jakma wrote:

> On Fri, 13 Feb 2004, Peter Bunclark wrote:
>
> > I agree with Chuck, and we were kind of getting there with the bitstring
> > proposed standard (but that is ugly, to say the least).
>
> Not being aware of the history, what exactly was wrong with the
> bitstring reverse records? It seemed pretty ok to me to use.
>
Not bad,but still different from forward adresses; how much simpler (=
easy, less prone to error, -> cheaper to administer) to use the same
notation for forward and reverse.

Please note, I'm answering the question, not advocating yet another
change.

Pete.