Re: [keyassure] Objective: Restrictive versus Supplementary Models

Paul Wouters <paul@xelerance.com> Thu, 31 March 2011 07:38 UTC

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On Wed, 30 Mar 2011, Eric Rescorla wrote:

> It's obviously better if DANE is DNSSEC secured, but it's not dangerous
> if they aren't signed, since that just brings you back to where you were
> without DANE.

That assumes DANE is an addition to PKIX. Once you assume it is a replacement
for PKIX, you can't have DNSSEC being optional. (If you don't agree, let's
have coffee at starbucks and use their wifi :)

Paul