quick question

Phil Howard phil-nsd-users at ipal.net
Sat Jan 17 21:03:37 UTC 2004

On Sat, Jan 17, 2004 at 09:39:57AM +0100, Ted Lindgreen wrote:

| [Quoting Phil Howard, on Jan 16, 19:51, in "Re: quick question ..."]
| > | Does case matter in the zone file?  I was thinking of making all my RR's
| > | one case.
| > It's not supposed to matter.  I make all my RR's lower case.  I can query
| > them in any case and get the data.  But it does seem to return things in
| > the case I query:
| That's because of:
| 1. the query itself is first in the answer;
| 2. the later references point to that because of namecompression.

Thanks.  That's what it was looking like, but I didn't feel the need to go
through the code to verify that was what it was actually doing.

Out of curiosity, why is it done that way (the first string, not the rest
of them that are referencing it for compression)?

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