Re: [DNSOP] Fwd: New Version Notification for draft-ietf-dnsop-attrleaf-03.txt

Dave Crocker <> Tue, 20 March 2018 16:49 UTC

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On 3/20/2018 9:31 AM, John R. Levine wrote:
>> -03 defines two registries, 'global' and 'second-level'.  I'm 
>> suspicious of how short the global one is, though it does make sense.
> It's missing _dmarc, and the type names from the Enumservice registry 
> which are used to name URI records.

_dmarc.  thanks.

as for enumservice, see below.

>> 2. SRV and URI
> We need to change the description of the second level name registry to 
> say that SRV and URI are special, they use names from Ports and Services 
> at the second level and URI uses enumservice subtypes, and take out all 
> of the SRV entries.  What's left is the grabbag of second level names 
> used for other stuff like NAPTR and _adsp._domainkey.

No.  "Special" invites "errors", for on-going administration and 
operations.  I'm trying to make things simpler and less tangled.

We need to move away from the complexity created by having special rules 
for some entries in the registry.

Rather, we need to change the documents that are trying to be special 
to, instead, make them be mundane.  Hence the need for detailed text 
changes in the proposed, second draft.


ps.  I thought the URI RR had no current actual use (or at least very 

Dave Crocker
Brandenburg InternetWorking