Re: [DNSOP] DNSOP Call for Adoption - draft-west-let-localhost-be-localhost

tjw ietf <> Wed, 06 September 2017 14:33 UTC

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Thanks.  The document still waffles, but it 'waffles less' than it did
initially.  But Mike is committed to working that and any other issue which
may arise.


On Wed, Sep 6, 2017 at 10:29 AM, Ted Lemon <> wrote:

> The document as written still waffles between insecure delegation and
> secure denial of existence.   I think that if the document were published
> with the recommendation of an insecure delegation, this would be actively
> harmful.   If it's published with the secure denial of existence, it would
> probably improve the state of the art.
> Unfortunately I don't think that calls for adoption really give us a basis
> for stating such preferences.   But that's basically where I land on this.
>  I would be perfectly happy to support this document if it does the right
> thing, but I'm dead set against it if it doesn't.   I am of course willing
> to participate in working on the document if adopted—I've already sent some
> text, and am grateful to the author for having for the most part accepted
> my proposed changes.