Comment 4 for bug 389909

On Wed, Jul 01, 2009 at 03:50:16PM -0000, Martin G Miller wrote:
> Admittedly, my networks are very small, so perhaps on a network with
> dozens or hundreds of machines, the resolve order makes a difference,
> but in my case with only 6 machines or so, it seems to have no negative
> affects at all.

Exactly. This is why in corporate networks a WINS server is used in
order to avoid too much network traffic.

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Mathias Gug
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