Re: [DNSOP] Soon-to-come DNS over HTTP drafts

Robert Edmonds <edmonds@mycre.ws> Wed, 04 November 2015 05:31 UTC

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From: Robert Edmonds <edmonds@mycre.ws>
To: Shane Kerr <shane@time-travellers.org>
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Shane Kerr wrote:
> The other document describes our specific implementation, which sits
> kind of in the middle of the the previous document, using DNS packets
> sent in wire format via application/octet-stream. While of less general
> interest, probably this is more important to standardize for
> interoperability reasons.

Why not register a media type for RFC 1035 ยง4 messages, rather than
using application/octet-stream?  (There is even already an
"application/dns" media type, but it's not what you want.)

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Robert Edmonds