Re: [DNSOP] DNSSEC, additional special names & draft-chapin-additional-reserved-tlds-00.txt

Tony Finch <dot@dotat.at> Fri, 28 February 2014 11:31 UTC

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Subject: Re: [DNSOP] DNSSEC, additional special names & draft-chapin-additional-reserved-tlds-00.txt
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John Levine <johnl@taugh.com>; wrote:

> Since the device and the browser will not be online when you do the
> initial configuration, it seems to me that if you use a validating
> resolver you lose no matter what the name is.

Hmm yes a very good point :-/

I think this is an argument in favour of registering a special use name
for this purpose which can be configured with a negative trust anchor.

Unless someone has a bright idea for some alternative fix...

Tony.
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