Re: Question for DNS propronents?

Michael Mealling (Michael.Mealling@oit.gatech.edu)
Fri, 16 Jun 1995 09:23:39 -0400 (EDT)


From: Michael.Mealling@oit.gatech.edu (Michael Mealling)
Message-Id: <199506161323.JAA22500@oit.gatech.edu>
Subject: Re: Question for DNS propronents?
To: moore@cs.utk.edu (Keith Moore)
Date: Fri, 16 Jun 1995 09:23:39 -0400 (EDT)
Cc: Michael.Mealling@oit.gatech.edu, uri@bunyip.com, moore@cs.utk.edu
In-Reply-To: <199506160153.VAA01761@wilma.cs.utk.edu> from "Keith Moore" at Jun 15, 95 09:52:57 pm

Keith Moore said this:
> > Now, what about running the DNS servers on some other port thatn 53?
> 
> why?  it's quite useful to *allow* people to define URNs
> based on their existing chunks of DNS name space, as long as they
> don't *have* to.

I agree. Allow them to do just that if they want. Try this on for size:

URN:DNS;urn.microsoft.com:foo-bar

In this case I would lookup "foo.microsoft.com" on port 53 which is the 
existing namespace.

URN:OID;1.3.6.1.4.1.636:foo-bar

In this case I would use port 4053 since its an OID.....

-MM

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