[ppml] Comments on ARIN's reverse DNS mapping policy

Randy Bush randy at psg.com
Tue Sep 11 20:38:17 EDT 2007

>> aside from issues of whether the community has the right to descend into
>> the delegation, how would we text the sub-delegations?  if they are on
>> byte boundaries, we can probe for them.  but goddesses help us if they
>> use rfc 2317.  and is it our prerogative to probe 256 sub-delegations of
>> a /16?  64k of a /8?  and how many of a /32 in ipv6 space?
> That's the easy part: kick off action only after receiving a
> complaint. Where no one minds, it doesn't matter and the complaint
> will tell us exactly where to look.

problem is that, of a thousand users who get screwed, how many will know
they they are screwed, let alone how to diagnose?


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