Re: [DNSOP] Status of "let localhost be localhost"?

Tony Finch <dot@dotat.at> Wed, 02 August 2017 14:26 UTC

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From: Tony Finch <dot@dotat.at>
To: Ted Lemon <mellon@fugue.com>
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Subject: Re: [DNSOP] Status of "let localhost be localhost"?
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Ted Lemon <mellon@fugue.com> wrote:
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> And you don't want to put link-local addresses in DNS, even if
> it made sense to do so, so what is one to do?

As far as I know it isn't even possible :-)

(Some time ago I investigated support for link-local addresses in stub
resolvers, and I found that it was usually broken or nonexistent. A common
bug is to squash the recursive server into a 128 bit v6 address and 16 bit
port, omitting any interface ID.)

Tony.
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