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name server lookups

2000-11-11 17:44:29+00 by Dan Lyke 1 comments

Okay, what is it with Opera and Netscape and their different and bizarre methods of doing name services lookup? When I'm on a machine and can happily use host and nslookup why do they sometimes all of a sudden take huge times to resolve the same names? And why do they have different issues on different names all of which resolve quickly with all the standard Unix tools? Whatintheheck is the matter with gethostbyname?

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#Comment made: 2002-02-21 05:30:35+00 by: ebradway

They are trying to do 'Internet Keyword' lookups ala Network Solutions and RealNames.