Re: [dnsext] New Version Notification for draft-barton-clone-dns-labels-fun-profit-00

John Levine <johnl@iecc.com> Tue, 08 March 2011 02:50 UTC

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>> CARNS STUB<---->  Non-CARNS Resolver<--->  CARNS Auth.
>
>I hadn't considered the idea of making a stub CLONE-Aware, but I like 
>it. :)

To me, much of the appeal of CLONE is that it allows me to configure
my applications to handle foo.example and all of its clones.  So at
least on the server side, CLONE-aware queries are likely to be pretty
common.

>> The CLONE RR really needs to be a "canonicalization program",
>> describing a set of character/word transformations that should be
>> applied, NOT just a simple pointer.[1]
>
>How would you represent the canonicalization?

The rats at the bottom of that hole have extremely sharp, nasty,
Turing-complete teeth.

R's,
John