Re: [IAB] Last Call: <draft-iab-2870bis-01.txt> (DNS Root Name Service Protocol and Deployment Requirements) to Best Current Practice

Andrew Sullivan <ajs@anvilwalrusden.com> Wed, 25 February 2015 15:45 UTC

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Date: Wed, 25 Feb 2015 10:45:20 -0500
From: Andrew Sullivan <ajs@anvilwalrusden.com>
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Subject: Re: [IAB] Last Call: <draft-iab-2870bis-01.txt> (DNS Root Name Service Protocol and Deployment Requirements) to Best Current Practice
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On Mon, Feb 23, 2015 at 11:40:32AM +1100, Mark Andrews wrote:

> them harder to use in the future.  RFC 103[45] doesn't say what to
> do when the last reserved bit is used.  Today we have queries
> dropped, FORMERR'd, REFUSED'd, NOTIMP'd, and ignored.  I really
> don't care if the response is FORMERR, NOTIMP or ignored but we
> should choose one and stomp out the others so that when we decide
> to use the bit we don't have the mess [1] we had with the other
> bits.

If that is something you want, this document is certainly not the
place to do it.  That's a protocol specification change, and this
document is not altering the DNS protocol in any way.

Best regards,

A

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Andrew Sullivan
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