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    SubjectRe: DNS goofups galore...
    "Michael H. Warfield" wrote:
    > > Please explain how there is any different between an CNAME or MX pointing
    > > to an A record in a different SOA versus an MX pointing to a CNAME
    > > pointing to an A record where at least one pair is local (same SOA).
    > Ah! But now you are placing conditions on it (that at least one
    > pair is local). That is the very fine distinction that makes up the
    > "not quite" in the "almost" above and the difference between the "should
    > not" vs the "must not" in the specifications. You basically can't qualify
    > it by saying "you can do this, but only if one pair is in the same SOA".

    No. My point is that potential for inefficiency is not a valid reason
    for banning something outright. This should be an administrative
    decision, nothing more.


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