[MaraDNS list] AlphaDNS...
rick at linuxmafia.com
Fri Apr 29 19:06:35 EDT 2011
Quoting Bradley D. Thornton (Bradley at NorthTech.US):
> I was fumbling through things, and stumbled over what was claimed to
> be a 'fork' of MaraDNS:
> I don't see anywhere that Jefsey has forked anything at all, yet it's
> not too bad as far as a third party HowTo goes.
It seems that Jefsey aims to serve a specialised niche, ML-DNS, which
expands to either multilayered DNS, and involves DNS being more closely
integrated into 'extended naming functions' at higher layers in the
software stack. At a guess, he's still in the design phase.
> I'm glad there's an loldns, Bernstein painted himself into a corner as
> far as I'm concerned and letting it go PD is what he should have done
> much sooner, but even so, I personally prefer MaraDNS for my own zones,
> and use named more for slaving zones served by MaraDNS than the other
> way around most of the time.
I will not dwell here on the legal pitfalls of PD declarations, as
that's far beyond the scope of this mailing list, but I've covered that
For those people who consider even an unproblematic one-line licence like
'Copyright (C) 2011 Owner Name. Do whatever you want with this work.'
too lengthy, loldns might not appeal, as Joshua Small uses for it a
quirky permissive licence of his devising. However, Mark Johnson's fork
'zinq-djbdns' and Gerrit Pape's fork Debian djbdns/dbndns are both
professed to be public domain.
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