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Re: (ITS#5812) New option to disable SASL host canonicalization

Howard Chu <hyc@symas.com> writes:

> The real problem is that the standard POSIX gethost/getaddr* APIs don't
> tell you the confidence level of the information they return. Nor do
> they let you specify a minimum acceptable confidence level when you make
> a query. (Analogous to the SSFs we use in OpenLDAP.)

Yeah, that would be great.  There are, unfortunately, a bunch of problems
with those interfaces.  Blocking behavior is another problem with them.

Russ Allbery (rra@stanford.edu)             <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>