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Discussion on: Why do we still speak in direct DNS?

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Kasey Speakman

Yes I agree that it is confusing for non-tech folks. I had to help friends and family many times when DNS got involved.

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Ben Halpern Author

Yeah. For devs it's not so bad, but I'm just not sure why it can't be abstracted away more easily for most folks. It's a shame about the web that so many parts of getting online independently are still so technical and such a maintenance burden.

I'm not saying there are easy answers... It's a fundamental problem people keep trying to solve over and over and over again.... But DNS seems like it could be abstracted a little better than it is.