Re: DNS vs HOME PAGE[S]?

Rob Raisch (raisch@internet.com)
Fri, 10 Feb 1995 13:54:23 -0500


Message-Id: <199502101852.AA14783@ahhh.internet.com>
From: "Rob Raisch" <raisch@internet.com>
To: connolly@hal.com (Dan Connolly),
Date:          Fri, 10 Feb 1995 13:54:23 -0500
Subject:       Re: DNS vs HOME PAGE[S]?
Cc: uri@bunyip.com, http-wg@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com, connolly@hal.com

From:             Markus Stumpf <stumpf@informatik.tu-muenchen.de>
> Btw: There is another solution to this problem.
> ifconfig supports on most platforms (at least with some minor patches)
> "alias names". Thus your host can have more than one IP address
> and you can start different httpds for different aliases.

This is not an acceptable solution.  

Assigning more than one IP address to hosts (which are not gateways
or routers between different physical networks) is an irresponsible
use of a consumable resource. IMHO.

	</rr>