Originally Posted by carpetmojo
I do wish I'd studied languages harder at school .........
I haven't the faintest idea what anyone is talking about .......
DNS just translates IP numbers (the actual address for internet sites) to something easier to understand to human beings, words, or URLs.
Type this on your browser: http://126.96.36.199
It will bring you Amazon website. But that number is more difficult to understand than ... http://amazon.com
DNS converts "amazon.com" to 188.8.131.52, which is what computers actually use to find URLs or Internet addresses.