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I've a knack for pondering.





Autodidact of various trades, geek of several.                                        #13 in SO/SG


5h
comment DNS configuration own server… where to point mx records?
@DevinCeartas, If we have the mail server and the web server on the same machine, is the correct command example.com. IN MX 10 example.com. ?
5h
comment List of registered domain names
Public availability is not what we are talking about: We are talking about existence. Next, each registry will have it's own list of course. And lastly, registrars do consult the central list either directly or indirectly when registering for new domain names, otherwise, there will be clashes.
7h
comment List of registered domain names
There is such a list. The registry needs such a list to let the registrar know if a domain e.g. foobar.com can be registered or if it already has been registered.
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comment Can I buy an IP address range without buying from or becoming a member of my regional NIC?
@mulaz, Isn't BGP software basically free?
Oct
27
comment PHP: what is --enable-zend-multibyte configure option for?
There's some info at grokbase.com/t/php/php-internals/10bjtjztcw/…
Oct
27
comment PHP: what is --enable-zend-multibyte configure option for?
"are Unicode encoded or not" is extremely vague. Are there details regarding its implementation?
Oct
26
suggested suggested edit on PHP: what is --enable-zend-multibyte configure option for?
Oct
22
comment Version control systems geared towards multimedia (large files)?
@Dan, Isn't this no better than simply copy-paste?
Oct
17
comment What is “anycast” and how is it helpful?
There's even geocast now.
Oct
17
comment kaminsky bug - bailiwicks
Point 4 of cs.berkeley.edu/~daw/teaching/cs261-f09/reading/…
Oct
4
comment Opencart .htaccess
Don't use OpenCart if security is a requirement.
Sep
24
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Aug
26
comment Where to purchase a server capable of 512GB of RAM?
@DanCarley, Do you mean this: blog.codinghorror.com/scaling-up-vs-scaling-out-hidden-costs ?
Aug
26
comment Where to purchase a server capable of 512GB of RAM?
@jedberg, Links down.........
Aug
26
comment Where to purchase a server capable of 512GB of RAM?
@TimK, What's your budget? With enough money you can even get 10x that amount.
Jul
23
comment Is using SOFTFAIL over FAIL in the SPF record considered best practice?
You may find this en.wikipedia.org/wiki/… useful.
Jul
23
comment Is using SOFTFAIL over FAIL in the SPF record considered best practice?
@Shane, Regarding "some legitimate services will spoof your domain's addresses" (paragraph 2), what are some examples that you were referring to?
Jul
23
comment Legitimate reasons SMTP “MAIL FROM:” will not match “From:” Header in DATA
+1, why only 4 votes?
May
22
comment Referer is passed from HTTPS to HTTP in some cases… How?
Then it isn't violating the RFC is it?