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Re: draft of email security glossary for review

2004-12-29 21:48:18
In <x43bxo2yiw(_dot_)fsf(_at_)footbone(_dot_)schlitt(_dot_)net> wayne 
<wayne(_at_)schlitt(_dot_)net> writes:

You are describing a ZONE and are calling it a domain. That in
itself is not wrong, because a zone _is_ a domain.  However, it
is not true that a domain must be a group of hosts.


Erh, check that.

A zone is *not* a domain.  A zone is a portion of the DNS tree.  A
zone has a root at a particular domain name, but it isn't a domain.
A zone includes all records within that portion of the DNS tree.