On Wed, Jun 23, 2004 at 08:53:47AM -0500, Sauer, Damon wrote:
I am reading as much as I can and with either scheme I can't see where
this would not, at minimum, double the load on the DNS system.
Could the record first have a pointer in DNS that would tell it
where to look and how many bytes the record is?
That's exactly the problem I tried to solve with RMX++.
But nobody listens. Everyone is absolutely bound to the fixed idea of
storing everything in DNS, no matter whether DNS is suitable or not.
Seconded. But I don't think that can be changed - it's what the vast
majority of the working group wants.
(FWIW, I tried to compute the traffic load of DNS vs. RMX++ vs. the RPC
mechanism I've been muttering about. Assuming that spammers adapt and
some other minor assumptions, I see no significant difference for
This whole SPF vs. XML discussion is ridiculous.