Re: [DNSOP] abandoning ANAME and standardizing CNAME at apex

Ray Bellis <ray@bellis.me.uk> Mon, 25 June 2018 07:52 UTC

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Subject: Re: [DNSOP] abandoning ANAME and standardizing CNAME at apex
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On 22/06/2018 19:27, Evan Hunt wrote:

> Minor clarification here: ANAME doesn't require the authoritative
> server itself to do recursion; it requires it to have access to a
> reursive server.

Even that though requires that the authoritative server be capable of
waiting for an asynchronously retrieved value before it can respond.

For some authoritative servers that might require a substantial redesign.

Ray