[DNSOP] A nudge on the new terms in draft-ietf-dnsop-terminology-bis

"Paul Hoffman" <paul.hoffman@vpnc.org> Wed, 08 February 2017 21:32 UTC

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Subject: [DNSOP] A nudge on the new terms in draft-ietf-dnsop-terminology-bis
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[[ Hopefully the WG can focus on multiple topics at once; this one has 
an effect on the upcoming interim WG meeting. ]]

[[ We got a few responses to our earlier message about the new terms in 
draft-ietf-dnsop-terminology-bis-04, but would certainly like to hear 
more. From our earlier message: ]]

The authors have tentatively made some substantial changes to the draft, 
to define "domain name", "global DNS", and "private DNS" in a manner 
that can be used by other work in the IETF, particularly around RFC 
6761. Our first cut of definitions are in the new draft, but we fully 
expect significant discussion in the WG before there is even rough 
consensus. We are not even sure that the WG will agree with the idea of 
adding "global DNS" and "private DNS" to the document. The authors are 
not even sure they agree with all of this.

At the same time, we think that it would be easier to track open issues 
in our GitHub repo at 
https://github.com/DNSOP/draft-ietf-dnsop-terminology-bis rather than in 
the document as comments. To be clear, the discussion of how issues are 
to be resolved should be mostly done on the mailing list, but using 
GitHub to track issues might give easier-to-follow history of the 
discussions. We also are open to using GitHub for pull requests for 
specific changes to the document.

As a final note, this version of the draft also has some changes not 
related to the above, and we encourage review of those changes, plus 
anything else in the draft, of course.

--Paul Hoffman

On 27 Jan 2017, at 10:08, internet-drafts@ietf.org wrote:

> A New Internet-Draft is available from the on-line Internet-Drafts 
> directories.
> This draft is a work item of the Domain Name System Operations of the 
>         Title           : DNS Terminology
>         Authors         : Paul Hoffman
>                           Andrew Sullivan
>                           Kazunori Fujiwara
> 	Filename        : draft-ietf-dnsop-terminology-bis-04.txt
> 	Pages           : 34
> 	Date            : 2017-01-27
> Abstract:
>    The DNS is defined in literally dozens of different RFCs.  The
>    terminology used by implementers and developers of DNS protocols, 
> and
>    by operators of DNS systems, has sometimes changed in the decades
>    since the DNS was first defined.  This document gives current
>    definitions for many of the terms used in the DNS in a single
>    document.
>    This document will be the successor to RFC 7719.
> The IETF datatracker status page for this draft is:
> https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-ietf-dnsop-terminology-bis/
> There's also a htmlized version available at:
> https://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-ietf-dnsop-terminology-bis-04
> A diff from the previous version is available at:
> https://www.ietf.org/rfcdiff?url2=draft-ietf-dnsop-terminology-bis-04