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    "Even if the names are *parked* that is OK."
    by Anonymous on Saturday May 14 2005, @05:50AM (#15244)
    "Even if the names are *parked* that is OK."

    Does anyone remember when the ISOC thugs, like
    Vixie, Manning, Bush, Dillon and Conrad used to
    rant about NOT allowing parked names in the DNS
    because it would pollute the DNS ? They claimed
    it was a consensus policy. They of course now
    run ARIN and wonder why no one does business
    with ARIN.
    [ Reply to This | Parent ]
    remain "active" (visible) in the BitTorrent DNS
    by Anonymous on Saturday May 14 2005, @06:07AM (#15245)
    remain "active" (visible) in the BitTorrent DNS

    There is NO central Registry for .TRAVEL.
    The edge devices (like the WRT54G) have all of
    the data, collectively. Each device is sort of
    like a Registrar.

    The BitTorrent DNS map file is built dynamicly.
    The names are on a 10 letter field with 6 bits
    per name. That allows 64 character symbols and
    takes 60 bits. The other 68 bits are used for
    the 4-bit and 64-bit addresses. Each name is in
    a single AAAA record.

    10 letters were chosen because MCDONALDS is the
    longest brand paying for names. They still have
    money left, according to Vint Cerf.
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