Re: [dnsext] compression in UPDATE

Paul Vixie <vixie@isc.org> Mon, 09 May 2011 19:04 UTC

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Subject: Re: [dnsext] compression in UPDATE
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> From: Brian Wellington <brian.wellington@nominum.com>
> Date: Mon, 9 May 2011 11:33:52 -0700
> 
> nsupdate appears to be compressing both owner names and names in
> rdata, for example.

so i see.  ouch.  in fact the bind8 version of this goes well beyond
RFC 3597's constraints on "known types".  i suggest that we draw a new
line in the sand and require that compression be understood for all
types that any now-current implementation is known to compress for.