Re: [DNSOP] [dns-operations] dnsop-any-notimp violates the DNS standards

bert hubert <bert.hubert@netherlabs.nl> Mon, 16 March 2015 15:22 UTC

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From: bert hubert <bert.hubert@netherlabs.nl>
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Subject: Re: [DNSOP] [dns-operations] dnsop-any-notimp violates the DNS standards
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On Mon, Mar 16, 2015 at 03:16:08PM +0000, Ray Bellis wrote:

> Hypothetically, if you're using one of those funky NoSQL-style backends
> where RRs are looked up in a key-value store directly from a (QNAME,
> QTYPE) tuple I can see how supporting QTYPE == ANY would be tricky.

At DNS query rates, you could just query purely based on the name as the
key. You'd have to do so anyhow to determine what kind of NXDOMAIN/NOERROR
response to generate!

Or are we going to flatten that distinction too to ease implementation?

	Bert