Re: [DNSOP] Fwd: New Version Notification for draft-sury-deprecate-obsolete-resource-records-01.txt

Donald Eastlake <> Tue, 14 May 2019 23:48 UTC

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On Mon, May 13, 2019 at 1:03 AM Joe Abley <> wrote:
> I don't know what experts could be expected to know enough about the entire ecosystem to make that call. I also don't know that there's any measurement that could be used in all cases to indicate that an RRTYPE is dead. These both seem like shortcuts that could have unintended consequences.
> I think it's better to rely upon a consensus process. Following the example you're setting here might mean that this is an exercise we repeat in the IETF every year or two. I think that's ok.

I'm not sure it is worth doing any more than marking some RR types as
obsolete in the IANA table, as is already done for some RR types. But
whatever is done, it should be a consensus process and I doubt it
would have to be any more often than once every 4 or 5 years...

 Donald E. Eastlake 3rd   +1-508-333-2270 (cell)
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> Joe