Re: [DNSOP] attrleaf

Dave Crocker <> Tue, 28 March 2017 17:23 UTC

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On 3/28/2017 12:03 PM, Paul Vixie wrote:
> if this is what we should have done, then it may be that the best thing
> to do at this stage is, that. as in, declare the SRV got it wrong, and
> note that _tcp and _udp have been camped upon by SRV, wrongly. all of
> the service protocol names (_telnet, etc) need not be counted, since
> they hide under a _tcp or _udp label.


Coulda, shoulda, didn't.  Installed base.  Oh for the magic reversal wand.

There is already massive use of underscore names.

Deep aesthetic pain notwithstanding, there hasn't been a groundswell of 
operational complaints that would be needed to reverse this many years 
and such widespread use of the convention.


Dave Crocker
Brandenburg InternetWorking