[ILUG] Class C Addresses
aj at nevermindthebollox.com
Wed Nov 7 18:08:46 GMT 2001
Thanks for all the answers some great debate going on. :-)
But a friend of a friend (those in the know will know whom I am refering to)
is still anxious to off load his 200 or so ip address
On Wednesday 07 November 2001 12:49 pm, you wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 07, 2001 at 05:24:43PM -0000, Treanor, Ciaran mentioned:
> > > If programmers would just get a list of all IPs associated with a
> > > hostname, try the first, attempt to connect, and if that
> > > failed inside of a second or three, try the second etc. - everything
> > > would be rosy. But no. People are lazy. So, you have to do NAT etc.
> > > to get around it. It's a crazy world.
> > Please tell me you're joking.
> I'm certainly not joking. It's how DNS works, one of the most reliable
> time critical systems around. It's not going to work for everything, but
> people should be aware of it...
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