Re: [dnsext] Progress on moving the mailing list

Masataka Ohta <mohta@necom830.hpcl.titech.ac.jp> Tue, 05 October 2010 12:35 UTC

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From: Masataka Ohta <mohta@necom830.hpcl.titech.ac.jp>
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Subject: Re: [dnsext] Progress on moving the mailing list
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bmanning@vacation.karoshi.com wrote:

> 	Its high time that
> 	we retired the old name and used a name that properly reflects
> 	the work that is being/planned for the DNS protocol ... perhaps
> 
> 	dns-discuss@ietf.org  - general DNS discussion
> 	dnsext@ietf.org       - extentions to the DNS

If something should change, dnsext should disappear first, as we
should not encourage but discourage extensions on DNS.

I welcome creation of

	dnsshrink@ietf.org

to obsolete useless complications of DNS such as localized (and not
internationalized) domain names, DNSSEC, DNAME, A6, AAAA and so on.

							Masataka Ohta