Re: [dns-privacy] Next steps for draft-rescorla-dprive-adox

Eric Rescorla <> Wed, 12 May 2021 02:06 UTC

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Date: Tue, 11 May 2021 19:06:04 -0700
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Subject: Re: [dns-privacy] Next steps for draft-rescorla-dprive-adox
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On Tue, May 11, 2021 at 6:36 PM Paul Wouters <> wrote:

> On Tue, 11 May 2021, Eric Rescorla wrote:
> > 2. Is this proposal a plausible starting point for that?
> No it is not. If a TLD that falls under ICANN policues would suggest
> running software that supports this proposed record, it would surely
> trigger an RSTEP review, and wearing my ICANN RSTEP reviewer hat, I
> would strongly advise not reject the TLDs technical proposal.
> This has nothing to do with what I want. I _want_ this record or similar
> solution to work, but it just realistically cannot work. That is also why
> people (including me) who are normally very strict against overloading
> have suggested the only way to signal something at the parent is via
> overloading the NS or DS record in some way. And using DS is better
> because it is signed and can be verified at the child.

I'd like to make sure I understand your point. Is it simply that this
information should
be encoded in NS or DS? If so, I don't particularly object to that. I don't
have a strong
opinion about how this signal is spelled.