Re: [DNSOP] Fwd: New Version Notification for draft-bellis-dnsext-multi-qtypes-04.txt

Paul Vixie <paul@redbarn.org> Tue, 04 July 2017 21:02 UTC

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From: Paul Vixie <paul@redbarn.org>
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Subject: Re: [DNSOP] Fwd: New Version Notification for draft-bellis-dnsext-multi-qtypes-04.txt
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On Tuesday, July 4, 2017 8:29:53 PM GMT Ray Bellis wrote:
> My argument against using an NSEC style bitmap was that in the vast
> majority of cases it would result in a longer record (and one that's
> more complicated to decode) than a simple list of QTYPEs.

not only that, but the nsec bitmap is currently uncompressed, which makes 
large rrtypes pretty dangerous to dnssec's deployment. until that's fixed, 
noone should be using that bitmap as an example of how to do other things.

vixie