[Twisted-Python] async hostname resolution

Moshe Zadka twisted at moshez.org
Sun Nov 24 01:20:04 EST 2002

On Sat, 23 Nov 2002, Christopher Armstrong <radix at twistedmatrix.com> wrote:

> And if it supported /etc/hosts? :)

/etc/hosts is one example for "ways the local resolver can diverge from
the DNS". In fact, with the GNU libc, you can dynamically program ways
to override/complement name resolution. DJB went down the "I don't care
about local resolution, I'll use DNS.". It's ugly and discorteous to
the users :)

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