[MUD-Dev] Languages

clawrenc at cup.hp.com clawrenc at cup.hp.com
Thu May 22 11:16:15 New Zealand Standard Time 1997


In <199705220258.VAA23982 at dfw-ix15.ix.netcom.com>, on 05/22/97 
   at 09:01 AM, "Jon A. Lambert" <jlsysinc at ix.netcom.com> said:

>That's how I've been doing me alpha testing! ml.org is has been
>pretty reliable and best of all its free.  The most you have to wait
>is 10 minutes for a IP refresh after a reboot or crash(ack).  

Actually that's a max of 20 minutes.  The DNS updates every 10 minutes
which means that pessimally the new name only starts propagating after
20 minutes.

>Works
>especially well for telnet, not as well for web browsers.

Usually due to reverse DNS lookups.  There's decent discussion of the
problem on their web pages.

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