nice one jeffro funny
on the series side DNS is part of tcp/ip protocols and is not up for patent's if its a sub domain inside a companies domain yeh or an application that speeds up the process in architectures yeh
read chapter 11 understanding tcp/ip (www.packtpub.com
) isbn 1-904811-71-x
maybe you have either misread or you have been misled go back and read it again if your concerned but its a crap timewaster micro soft would have been on it years ago dont worry about it tcp/ip is fundemental and there is no holes that some little company can screw us all on its locked in . good luck if you want to waste your time researching a "no brainer"
ps dont think imk being cheeky but if any of us have been helpful press the thumb not enough people do and tend to post a thanks to the thread