Re: [DNSOP] Further ANAME minimization /\ Ray convergence

Matthijs Mekking <matthijs@pletterpet.nl> Wed, 07 November 2018 10:15 UTC

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Subject: Re: [DNSOP] Further ANAME minimization /\ Ray convergence
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On 11/6/18 6:28 PM, Tony Finch wrote:
> But thinking about the discussions from the weekend and yesterday, it
> occurs to me that it might make sense to simplify ANAME even further:
> 
>    * Make all authoritative processing optional, whether UPDATE style or
>      dynamic on-demand.
> 
>    * The sibling address records have to be provisioned, to act as fallback
>      records for clients/resolvers that don't (yet) do their own ANAME
>      processing. (There may be some automated assistance.)

That is indeed what I am aiming at, with the exception that sibling 
records may be provisioned to act as fallback records (they don't 
necessarily have to, but the ANAME algorithm may use them if they exist 
and if resolution of the target address records failed).