Re: [DNSOP] BULK RR as optional feature

Evan Hunt <each@isc.org> Tue, 28 March 2017 21:05 UTC

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From: Evan Hunt <each@isc.org>
To: John R Levine <johnl@taugh.com>
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Subject: Re: [DNSOP] BULK RR as optional feature
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On Tue, Mar 28, 2017 at 03:55:31PM -0500, John R Levine wrote:
> That doesn't work -- this is intended to generate rDNS for IPv6 and other 
> places where you can't possibly store the full expansion.

It doesn't work for that particular use case, no, but there are other
benefits to BULK (the draft specifically mentions "the ability to transfer
BULK RR intentions from primary to secondary nameservers with minimal
bandwidth and memory requirements"), and a transition mechanism for
secondaries that don't implement BULK would be a useful addition.

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Evan Hunt -- each@isc.org
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