Re: [dane] namespace management, DANE Client Authentication draft updated

Viktor Dukhovni <ietf-dane@dukhovni.org> Wed, 13 January 2016 02:45 UTC

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> 
> On Jan 12, 2016, at 9:32 PM, John R Levine <johnl@taugh.com> wrote:
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> They've appeared under transport names for the past 15 years, which means that people have expectations about how they're used which I would not casually ignore.

And yet client identities are not really transport-specific.

> 
> There are a lot of other prefixed names floating around the DNS.  If someone attempted to use a client name like _spf or _sip or _domainkey or _dmarc or _adsp or _vouch they and their users would experience an eternity of pain from name collisions.

Only if there are TLSA records for those names.

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	Viktor.