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From "Serge Knystautas" <ser...@lokitech.com>
Subject Re: [PATCH] Upgrade to DnsJava 1.3.1, add DNS Server autodetect, Make use of higher level api
Date Sun, 19 Jan 2003 00:53:50 GMT
----- Original Message -----
From: "Harmeet Bedi" <harmeet@kodemuse.com>

> Looks good but a few minor things
> - I don't think there is any need to change DNServer interface to return a
> list instead of collection. The results obtained are already sorted
> according to priority and there is no need to do any more sorting. The
> results returned are a collection of IP address so not sure what List to
> collection does. Would prefer backward compatible API unless there is a
> gain.

Are you saying it's returning a Collection right now?  If it is, then it
should be returned as a List.  MX records have an order, and if we put the
results in a Collection, it seems that we risk losing the ordering, doesn't

> One general question. Do we ever need to do autoritative lookups for MX
> record ? Wouldn't that slow up.

I thought there was a conf option for whether to do authoritative lookups,

Serge Knystautas
Loki Technologies

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