[LINK] Enum submissions
Mon Nov 18 12:59:32 EST 2002
email@example.com posted to link:
>See also the ENUM material of the ACIF Next Generation Network
>Group (NGN FOG) accessible under What's New at www.acif.org.au/acif/index.cfm:
>Infosys Enum specifications1
Thanks, Ian. I'm finishing a paper on ENUM, for posting to link
shortly; and I didn't have these gems available to me.
Note that a Site-Search on ACIF with the string 'enum' *still*
returns zero hits, after several years of activity in this
ultra-secretive, pseudo-consultative, public interest-excluding
industry association. FOG is an *excellent* term for it.
I'm only a very small god in matters technical, but the following
statements in the second of the two files above (which is PowerPoint
slides expressed in PDF) give me pause to be concerned about the
writer's grasp of the topic:
Slide 4, Bullet 3
The correct operation of the DNS is essential for the operation of
Slide 5, Bullet 2
[By implication, in every case] A request for information goes to the
root server for the domain (.au in [the case of www.acif.org.au])
Back to school, fellers ...
With the bumbling incompetence typical of this lot, there appear to
be no email-addresses anywhere. Ian, if you know where these jokers
are hiding, please feel free to pass my scathing comments on to them.
Maybe there's an explanation somewhere that will cause me to
apologise; but I'm not feeling particularly insecure right now ...
Roger Clarke http://www.anu.edu.au/people/Roger.Clarke/
Xamax Consultancy Pty Ltd, 78 Sidaway St, Chapman ACT 2611 AUSTRALIA
Tel: +61 2 6288 1472, and 6288 6916
Visiting Professor, Uni of Hong Kong, Dept of Comp Sci and Info Sys
Visiting Fellow, Australian National University, Dept of Comp Sci
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