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m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk
Fri May 16 12:23:36 BST 2008
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Lee Brotherston wrote:
> On Fri, May 16, 2008 at 10:36:08AM +0100, Dr Josef Karthauser wrote:
>> Does anyone think that this is a bad idea?
> Hi Joe,
> One of the IRC networks I frequent does this, and I find that it works
> very well indeed. Those who know a specific server they wish to
> connect to can find it easily. Those who don't care join the pool of
> people hitting the list of CNAMES, and so the server owners benefit
> from a sort of poor-mans load balancing.
Isn't this what SRV records were invented to do? A la RFC 2782 ?
Not that there's any client-side support for using SRV records in csup
or cvsup though.
Dr Matthew J Seaman MA, D.Phil. Flat 3
7 Priory Courtyard
PGP: http://www.infracaninophile.co.uk/pgpkey Ramsgate
Kent, CT11 9PW, UK
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