Re: [DNSOP] Fundamental ANAME problems

Ray Bellis <ray@bellis.me.uk> Sun, 04 November 2018 13:02 UTC

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On 04/11/2018 18:31, Patrik Fältström wrote:

> The semantics is exactly like a CNAME + HTTP Redirect.

The latter part is what I expected, and why I think it's a non-starter.

HTTP Redirects cause the URI in the address bar to be changed.  A lot of 
the whole "CNAME at the Apex" issue arises because lots of marketing 
people don't want end users to have to type *or see* the www prefix.

Those folks aren't going to stand for their nice clean "example.com" URL 
getting replaced with the real CDN address in the address bar.

Ray