Re: [DNSOP] abandoning ANAME and standardizing CNAME at apex

Evan Hunt <each@isc.org> Mon, 25 June 2018 04:32 UTC

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Subject: Re: [DNSOP] abandoning ANAME and standardizing CNAME at apex
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On Sun, Jun 24, 2018 at 07:42:36PM +0000, Viktor Dukhovni wrote:
> But that requires a new "XNAME" rrtype, whereas what the users want
> is a more flexible CNAME that coëxists with other RRtypes.

Ah. I didn't understand that you were proposing to reuse the CNAME
rrtype for this.

I think it would be impossible to make that work sanely with legacy
resolvers.

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