Re: [DNSOP] ALT-TLD and (insecure) delgations.

Ted Lemon <> Sat, 04 February 2017 00:59 UTC

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Subject: Re: [DNSOP] ALT-TLD and (insecure) delgations.
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Mark, I don't think you've actually given an answer to my question.   I understood that .ALT was for alternative naming systems, not for DNS locally-served zones.   We simply need to decide whether or not that's true.   I think either answer is fine; we just need to pick one.   If the answer is that it should support locally-served zones with no stub resolver (just to be clear, I am not talking about recursive resolvers), then as you say, there needs to be an un-signed delegation.   If on the other hand it's really for alternative _naming systems_ then we want a secure denial of existence.

The last paragraph of the introduction seems to be saying that it's the latter.