Fri 03 Feb 2006
A Happy Chinese New Year?
Category : Commentary/HappyCNY.txt
It's been a most productive week. I got quite a lot of work done over the long Chinese New Year weekend, once I had the brilliant idea I could hand off all the boring rituals over to my wife and nudged her out of the house.
Setuid root beats family reunion dinners? How far more do I have to go before I stop being a Chinese in anything other than name?
DNS Enabler 2.0.4 Universal
Category : Technology/DNSEnabler204.txt
I've released DNS Enabler 2.0.4, which is a Universal Binary. It includes a couple of features that have been requested - a field for specifying forwarders and support for TXT records (see below) :
Seems like there is a new spam-fighting movement involving the use of SPF records (SPF = Sender Policy Framework), which are used in conjunction with TXT records kept at the DNS Server.
I don't quite understand this at the moment, but at least I've learnt there is something new. Also, if you're running a publicly accessible DNS Server, you can go to DNS Report and check how well your DNS Server stacks up against the standards.