[LEAPSECS] stale leap second information
Clive D.W. Feather
clive at davros.org
Sat Jan 17 18:03:03 EST 2015
Steffen Nurpmeso said:
> |1. No IP addresses are misused, in the sense that should anybody
> | have a valid claim to use these addresess, nothing I do will
> | impact their ability to do so. I'm merely transmitting numbers,
> | there will never on my behalf be an IP packet using these
> | numbers as source or destination addresses.
> Class E should be out-of-bounds, and if that isn't a valid "future
> use" then maybe IANA has too many lawyers, too.
Addresses, even class E ones, are meant to be addresses, not random bits of
data. This is the sort of perversion that was never meant to be done. It's
not a clever hack, it's just dumb. If you have to use DNS, use TXT records.
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