Re: [DNSOP] RFC 8482 (the ANY -> HINFO hack) and DNAME

Tony Finch <dot@dotat.at> Fri, 15 November 2019 13:28 UTC

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From: Tony Finch <dot@dotat.at>
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Subject: Re: [DNSOP] RFC 8482 (the ANY -> HINFO hack) and DNAME
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John Levine <johnl@taugh.com> wrote:
>
> PS: I'm also coming to the conclusion that if you think DNAME solves
> your problem, and your problem isn't the arcane IPv6 rDNS renumbering
> for which it was invented, you don't understand DNAME.

We're using it to reduce the number of IPv4 reverse DNS zones, for which
it works nicely. Basically, classless reverse DNS for short prefixes.

https://www.dns.cam.ac.uk/domains/reverse/

Tony.
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