[dnsext] Spec for AA in query meaning AA-only?

Phil Pennock <namedroppers+phil@spodhuis.org> Tue, 08 February 2011 06:37 UTC

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From: Phil Pennock <namedroppers+phil@spodhuis.org>
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Subject: [dnsext] Spec for AA in query meaning AA-only?
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RFC 1035 defines AA for responses; I'm failing to find a specification
which states that AA in a query means AA-only.

I see +aaonly for dig.  Not finding a reference.

Am I missing it or is this only an informal convention?

Thanks,
-Phil