OT (like most things here anyway) BIND8 EOL

Scott Silva ssilva at sgvwater.com
Sun Aug 12 06:11:28 IST 2007

Res spake the following on 8/10/2007 3:01 PM:
> On Fri, 10 Aug 2007, Glenn Steen wrote:
>> On 10/08/07, Scott Silva <ssilva at sgvwater.com> wrote:
>>> Res spake the following on 8/9/2007 4:33 PM:
>>>> whereas BIND9 is now 8 years old,
>>>> and BIND9 is performance-competitive against BIND8,
>>>> and BIND9 conforms to more of the DNS protocol than BIND8,
>>>> and BIND9 is more secure and more portable than BIND8,
>>>> we are declaring BIND8 to be in "end of life" (like BIND4).
>>>> posted here because I know many of you by your own admission have bad
>>>> habits of not updating software.
>>> I bet there is still a lot of bind4 installs running around the world!
>>> But not here.
>>> So bind9 is 8 years old? Bind10 should be just around the end of the
>>> decade
>>> somewhere.
>> Thanks Noel, I imagine though that those who need read that... Might
>> not be reading this list at all:-).
> Its Ok, you and Scott are the only ones who read my posts anyway...
> suckers for punishment eh? ;P
Always good for a laugh !!

> Anyway I posted here since there are many smallies on this list that
> manage the whole show and may not be aware.
>> And thanks both of you for the laugh. (I need all the positive
>> thinking I can grasp at ATM, finding myself in somewhat of a
>> quagmire... One that more work can't, for once, can't cure...
>> Emotions, who needs them, eh:-)
> if (-e "bad emotions") {
>     /bar/copious\ amounts\ of\ alcohol
> };
I'm taking another week off, so I might just run that code! ;-D


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