[DNSOP] draft-sullivan-dns-class-useless (was Re: new DNS classes)

Andrew Sullivan <ajs@anvilwalrusden.com> Wed, 05 July 2017 15:15 UTC

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Subject: [DNSOP] draft-sullivan-dns-class-useless (was Re: new DNS classes)
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Hi Mark,

On Wed, Jul 05, 2017 at 09:33:15AM +1000, Mark Andrews wrote:
> 
> draft-sullivan-dns-class-useless has lots provably invalid assumptions
> in it that it is worthless in determining if new classes could be
> deployed.

What are the "lots of provably invalid assumptions in it"?  As far as
I know, I incorporated changes that were an attempt to address
comments you sent me; perhaps I didn't understand you at the time.
But this is the first time I've ever heard about provably invalid
assumptions.  

Anyway, I abandoned the effort because it became clear to me that
there wasn't going to be any consensus around this: there were too
many people too wedded to keeping classes around despite the obvious
problem that they haven't actually been used when the obvious
opportunities arose.

I cheerfully predict that the DNS will be replaced before we ever have
a significant deployment of a class that even remotely rivals the
deployment of IN.  But I'm not going to waste a lot of effort trying
to forge a consensus about that.

Best regards,

A

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Andrew Sullivan
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