Re: [DNSOP] Brief addition to terminology-bis draft

Evan Hunt <each@isc.org> Mon, 10 September 2018 16:59 UTC

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From: Evan Hunt <each@isc.org>
To: Paul Vixie <paul@redbarn.org>
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Subject: Re: [DNSOP] Brief addition to terminology-bis draft
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On Mon, Sep 10, 2018 at 09:48:05AM -0700, Paul Vixie wrote:
> Andrew Sullivan wrote:
> > ...
> >
> > I agree with Paul Vixie that classes were never defined well enough to
> > be made to work properly, at least at Internet scale.
> 
> this thread has further cemented my prejudice against CLASS. however, it 
> has also motivated me to define it well enough that we can create a 
> global "CHAOS" system, with very different zone cuts, which seems like 
> an idea bad enough to be good.

This is not in any way an *urgent* consideration, but I do sometimes
wonder what we (or, y'know, our grandchildren) are going to do if we
ever run short of type codes.

The obvious thing would be to expand into the CLASS field.  Someone in
the future might be grateful if we avoid making that too difficult.

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Evan Hunt -- each@isc.org
Internet Systems Consortium, Inc.