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

Ray Bellis <ray@bellis.me.uk> Tue, 19 June 2018 15:24 UTC

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Subject: Re: [DNSOP] abandoning ANAME and standardizing CNAME at apex
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On 19/06/2018 15:43, tjw ietf wrote:

> I find it personally appalling we can spend so many cycles injecting
> dns into http but we can’t be bothered to fix what end users want.

It's the HTTP folks that are putting most of those cycles into DNS into
HTTP.

It's also their intransigence re: SRV which has caused the CNAME at the
Apex issue.   CNAME was *never* the right answer for doing application
level indirection in HTTP space.

Ray