Re: [DNSOP] attrleaf

Paul Vixie <paul@redbarn.org> Tue, 28 March 2017 19:06 UTC

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John Levine wrote:
>> i don't think it's wise to estimate damage by observed complain level.
>> if _ is now in world wide use for all kinds of stuff, you can still say
>> that SRV got it wrong, and that the recommended way to do this kind of
>> thing is different from what SRV did.
> 
> I don't see how this is relevant to attrleaf.  This draft collects
> existing uses of underscore prefixed names, and says how to add new
> names if and when they're defined.

i'm fine with an inventory and a how-to. you're not disagreeing with
what i intended to say.

> ...  It's not offering advice that
> underscore names are wonderful, it's recognizing the ones that are in
> use now.

as you wrote above, it's also saying "how to add new names". i'd like
our advice in this regard to be considered excellent.

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P Vixie