Re: [DNSOP] My "toxic" remark at the mic today

Andrew Sullivan <ajs@anvilwalrusden.com> Fri, 06 November 2015 03:55 UTC

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Subject: Re: [DNSOP] My "toxic" remark at the mic today
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On Thu, Nov 05, 2015 at 03:32:43PM +0900, Paul Hoffman wrote:
> No, but there is an RFC from the IAB about what labels should not be into
> the root without further consideration: RFC 4690. That has been widely
> interpreted as "do not put X into the root", so it is similar to "do not put
> RRtype Y into the root".

With respect, labels and RRTYPEs are quite different things.  I think
perhaps conflating these two things is not super helpful.  But I don't
have a strong feeling about this, so long as we're not saying anything
that can be construed as positive advice about what should go into the
zone.

Best regards,

A

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