RFC 3484 Section 6 Rule 9

Mark Andrews <Mark_Andrews@isc.org> Mon, 02 June 2008 04:56 UTC

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From: Mark Andrews <Mark_Andrews@isc.org>
Subject: RFC 3484 Section 6 Rule 9
Date: Mon, 02 Jun 2008 14:56:40 +1000
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	This rule should not exist for IPv4 or IPv6.  Longest match
	does not make a good sorting critera for destination address
	selection.  In fact it has the opposite effect by concentrating
	traffic on particular address rather than spreading load.

	I received a request today asking us to break up DNS RRsets
	as a workaround to the rule.    Can we please get a errata
	entry for RFC 3484 stating that this rule needs to be ignored.

Mark Andrews, ISC
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