justizin at siggraph.org
Wed Sep 27 12:28:51 EDT 2006
I'm taking this offline with Chris.
I agree with the concerns about hosting in an individual personal
account, although we are doing no better at ZoneEdit right now with
JRyan36 or whatever the heck I am called.
On 9/27/06, Andrew Sawyers <andrew at sawdog.com> wrote:
> On 9/27/06 11:57 AM, "Chris Withers" <chris at simplistix.co.uk> wrote:
> > Justizin wrote:
> >> Perhaps I am making a wild and sweeping assumption here, but I think
> >> that Chris is talking about the DNS servers which are controlled by
> >> software the team I worked on at Rackspace was responsible for, and
> >> look like ns.rackspace.com. ;)
> > Yep, so you're responsible for that crappy ui?
> > Dotster's wins for ease of use so far...
> >> So, I'm actually curious if they have implemented a feature which was
> >> not high priority when I worked there, and that is the ability to
> >> configure their nameservers as slaves.
> > Don't think so, it's just that I can "host dns" there for stuff that
> > isn't hosted on their servers.
> > I'd hope their nameservers are also pretty robust?
> >> Tom - do you know if Rackspace's nameservers are capable of serving up
> >> a slave copy of a zone which is managed at ZoneEdit.com?
> > When I wrote that email, I was actually proposing hosting the masters
> > there. I don't mind being "DNS boy" for zope.org and I'd hope
> > rackspace's nameservers would scale to the challenge...
> This is why I proposed using zoneedit
> >> We'd like to
> >> de-centralize the zope.org zone so that no one individual or
> >> organization such as Zope Corp are responsible for / in control of it.
> > If I ever did stop doing Zope stuff (hahahaha) then I'd happilly hand
> > the records on to someone else.
> Easily done at zoneedit (change pasword) and no pain in migrating. Bad
> idead IMNSHO putting this into a single persons control.
> > If I dropped dead (or got taken out by that hitman Jens keeps on
> > promising), the DNS could similarly be moved elsewhere...
> No need to be moved if it's on zoneedit.
> >> I presume one of our volunteers is a Rackspace customer, and is thus
> >> offering to host our domain as part of their account.
> > That'd be me ;-)
> > cheers,
> > Chris
> This solution is already started, lets just put it to bed?
Justizin, Independent Interactivity Architect
ACM SIGGRAPH SysMgr, Reporter
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