Re: [DNSOP] I-D Action: draft-wkumari-dnsop-alt-tld-00.txt

joel jaeggli <joelja@bogus.com> Wed, 12 February 2014 20:34 UTC

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Cc: Marc Blanchet <marc.blanchet@viagenie.ca>, dnsop <dnsop@ietf.org>, draft-wkumari-dnsop-alt-tld@tools.ietf.org
Subject: Re: [DNSOP] I-D Action: draft-wkumari-dnsop-alt-tld-00.txt
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On 2/12/14, 10:40 AM, Ted Lemon wrote:
> On Feb 12, 2014, at 1:24 PM, Joe Abley <jabley@hopcount.ca>; wrote:
>> I suspect that there would be fewer roadblocks involved in choosing
>> an anchor ALT.ARPA than ALT, since ARPA is under the control of an
>> IETF family member while the root is controlled by distant cousins.
>> If I'm right that this proposal is for future, as-yet-unknown
>> applications, then the choice of anchor should be arbitrary; it
>> feels in that case like the path of least resistance is the right
>> one.
> 
> It really shouldn't be difficult to make this work, although if .ALT
> is already spoken for a different name might be needed.   If it is in
> fact difficult, then RFC 6761 is pretty pointless.

this discuss could dangerously veer into vanity territory and I'm
probably doing so by dorking with it but.

.IANA

seems kind of unambiguous as to where the registry for these things
would be.

> I agree with your other point, though—this may be useful for future
> efforts, but doesn't address the same problem as the other two
> documents we've talked about.
> 
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