default local DNS caching name server

Bruno Wolff III bruno at
Fri Apr 11 21:01:38 UTC 2014

On Fri, Apr 11, 2014 at 16:43:12 -0400,
   Paul Wouters <paul at> wrote:
>It's rude to bypass the global DNS caching infrastructure. That would
>significantly load people's DNS servers with more queries. There is no
>reason not to try and use ISP's DNS caches.

Some ISPs modify dns responses (such as increasing ttls).

>dnscache is very obsolete software.

Only in that it is lacking dnssec support. If that is critical to you, 
then one consider it very obsolete.

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