Publishing information via DNS

Matthew Seaman m.seaman at
Wed Dec 17 17:18:31 UTC 2008

Kelly Jones wrote:
> Has anyone tried publishing non-DNS information via DNS? Advantages:
>  % Automatic distributed caching on various nameservers.
>  % UDP, so no TCP overhead
> I know SPF uses this, and clamav publishes their current version
> number this way, but has anyone done this on a large scale basis?

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