Re: [DNSOP] Clarification question: compression pointers always to names earlier in the packet?

Martin Hoffmann <martin@opennetlabs.com> Wed, 24 October 2018 10:48 UTC

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Date: Wed, 24 Oct 2018 12:48:31 +0200
From: Martin Hoffmann <martin@opennetlabs.com>
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Subject: Re: [DNSOP] Clarification question: compression pointers always to names earlier in the packet?
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Tony Finch wrote:
> 
> Note that limiting the overall length of the name isn't enough,
> because a pointer can loop without making the name longer.

You are, of course, right.

Kind regards,
Martin