On 9/27/06 11:57 AM, "Chris Withers" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> 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?


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