Re: [DNSOP] New draft for ALIAS/ANAME type

"Peter van Dijk" <peter.van.dijk@powerdns.com> Fri, 31 March 2017 14:06 UTC

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Subject: Re: [DNSOP] New draft for ALIAS/ANAME type
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Hello Tony,

On 31 Mar 2017, at 12:10, Tony Finch wrote:

> Evan Hunt <each@isc.org> wrote:
>
>> (Incidentally, I'm working on a somewhat more ambitious ANAME draft 
>> with
>> Peter van Dijk and Anthony Eden, who has kindly agreed to merge his 
>> efforts
>> with ours. I expect to post it in a few days, stay tuned.)
>
> Does the more ambitious version use the NSEC rdata format so that you 
> can
> have different target names for different alias RR types?

I got this question some time ago when I was working on ALIAS for 
PowerDNS. Back then I said no, as nobody showed me an actual use case 
for it and I did not like the extra complexity. Today I feel the same 
way and the upcoming draft does not have type bitmaps currently.

Kind regards,
-- 
Peter van Dijk
PowerDNS.COM BV - https://www.powerdns.com/