Re: [DNSOP] tdns, 'hello-dns' progress, feedback requested

"Paul Hoffman" <paul.hoffman@vpnc.org> Fri, 13 April 2018 14:59 UTC

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On 13 Apr 2018, at 7:47, bert hubert wrote:

> Specifically, I thought it was a good a idea to make a "minimal but 
> correct
> and best practices" authoritative nameserver.

Thank you, thank you.

> In writing this server and while consulting with some other 
> implementors, I
> for now have decided that in 2018 it makes no sense to:
>
> 1) chase CNAMEs that point to another zone
> 2) look for glue outside of the zone

1) What was the historical text that indicated that an authoritative 
server should chase CNAMEs before responding? This worries me.

2) What does "look for" mean here? Can you give an example of what you 
are no longer doing in this authoritative?

> [1] - so cute 
> https://twitter.com/PowerDNS_Bert/status/983659389935603712

Is this a suggestive plea for more camels to be sent to you? If so, you 
should include your favored postal address so some of us can help your 
collection grow. :-)

--Paul Hoffman