Re: [DNSOP] I-D Action: draft-ietf-dnsop-extended-error-08.txt

Wes Hardaker <> Fri, 30 August 2019 23:27 UTC

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Shane Kerr <> writes:

> While I thought the RCODE linkage was a bit clunky, the idea of having
> some structure to the response codes was actually kind of nice, for
> the same reason that the 1xx, 2xx, 3xx, 4xx, 5xx status codes were
> nice. I think the draft is better without using RCODE, but maybe we
> can pick numbers for EDE that are grouped in a similar way?

So, assuming we *can't* easily group them by rcode.  Well, we can, but
the results may not match given discussions with implementers.

If you want to take a whack at suggesting appropriate ranges I'd love to
see what you come up with.  As with all loaves of bread, do you slice
them cross-wise, length-wise or diagonally?

[I reminded my daughter the other day that when she was young I made
her sandwich in the morning for school and cut it in half using a
lightning bolt like cut because she was a fan of Harry Potter]
Wes Hardaker