Re: [dnsext] New RRtype "KREALM" in draft-vanrein-dnstxt-krb1-02.txt

Tony Finch <dot@dotat.at> Fri, 11 September 2015 10:18 UTC

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Subject: Re: [dnsext] New RRtype "KREALM" in draft-vanrein-dnstxt-krb1-02.txt
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Rick van Rein <rick@openfortress.nl> wrote:
>
> I can't seem to find a tag/value definition format for HINFO though; can
> you give me a reference?  I wanted to avoid requesting a parser that
> specific, but if it's already there then it's certainly a good idea.

HINFO is just a pair of strings. (Similar to a TXT record, except a TXT
record can have any number of strings.)

https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc1035#section-3.3.2

> Note that ASN.1 is a home game to Kerberos, so from that perspective the
> wire format makes a lot of sense, I think.  You are not proposing to
> change the wire format, right?

Yes, I think the wire format and presentation format should be native DNS
not ASN.1.

Tony.
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