Re: [DNSOP] QNAME minimisation on the standards track?

Sara Dickinson <sara@sinodun.com> Wed, 18 July 2018 13:46 UTC

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Subject: Re: [DNSOP] QNAME minimisation on the standards track?
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> On 17 Jul 2018, at 17:35, Paul Wouters <paul@nohats.ca> wrote:
> 
> On Tue, 17 Jul 2018, tjw ietf wrote:
> 
>> Subject: Re: [DNSOP] QNAME minimisation on the standards track?
>> I’d like to see a more fleshed out operational considerations section.
> 
> That would be good indeed. Especially with respect to broken DNS load
> balancers.
> 
> I have enabled it in Fedora from the start and did run into a few problem
> domains, and some people turning it off. But that happened less than I
> had expected. Red Hat did not yet enable this in RHEL7 but it is planned
> to be enabled in RHEL8.
> 
> But I do believe qname minimisation is an important privacy enhancing
> technology that we should strongly promote as a standards track
> document.

+1

Sara.