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Re: DNS vs HOME PAGE[S]?

From: Stephen D. Williams <sdw@lig.net>
Date: Sun, 12 Feb 1995 18:31:49 +0000 (GMT)
Message-Id: <m0rdj5P-0009vAC@sdwsys>
To: raisch@internet.com
Cc: rv@deins.informatik.uni-dortmund.de, uri@bunyip.com, http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com, connolly@hal.com, stumpf@informatik.tu-muenchen.de
...
> I have a modified version of named that allows a variety of 
> interesting games to be played in response to a domain name request.  
> One of the uses I put this to is to direct requests to multiple 
> IP addresses depending on the network of origin of the requestor.
> 
> It attempts to address part of the "appropriate retrieval decision" 
> problem that some of you know I am concerned with.

I've noticed this with a few sites, and it's on my list of things
to investigate...   Is there a 'standard modified' version yet?

I've also notice that telnet has built in handling of trying each
A record returned: I wish cern_http lib would do that.

> 	</rr>
> 

sdw
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