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Re: NOTICE: svn.collab.net migration *tonight*

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2006-03-14 22:57:46 CET

On 3/14/06, John Peacock <jpeacock@rowman.com> wrote:
> Garrett Rooney wrote:
> > Setting the TTL certainly helps, but there are enough places on the
> > net that just don't respect TTL that publishing the new IP to let
> > people work around the problem manually is still worthwhile.
>
> Of course I personally think that the reason why there are DNS cache's
> that don't respect TTL is caused by people not using TTL appropriately
> in the past. If you correctly update the TTL (unchanging == large
> value, ephemeral == low value), then _most_ people will just perceive
> things to Just Work(TM). The remainder of the 'Net will complain to
> their system administrators, who /just might/ replace their broken
> caches with correctly working DNS caches...

That's nice and all, but it doesn't help the random subversion
developer stuck behind a bogus DNS cache TONIGHT when Mike makes the
switch, posting the new IP address will.

-garrett

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