Re: [dns-privacy] Operating System API support for DNS security policy

Shane Kerr <shane@time-travellers.org> Mon, 19 August 2019 10:17 UTC

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Subject: Re: [dns-privacy] Operating System API support for DNS security policy
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Iaian,

On 19/08/2019 11.56, Iain Sharp wrote:
> Today, most operating systems use the getaddrinfo() function described 
> in RFC3493 as the basis of their API for translating DNS names to IP 
> addresses, but this does not have security policy attributes. Is anyone 
> aware of any activity to enhance the RFC3493 work to add application 
> control of security policy to the getaddrinfo()  capabilities?

I think that we should look instead at using a more modern API like getdns:

https://getdnsapi.net/

Cheers,

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Shane