Re: [mif] Server selection document is "band-aid" not solution

Brian E Carpenter <brian.e.carpenter@gmail.com> Thu, 17 November 2011 23:25 UTC

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Subject: Re: [mif] Server selection document is "band-aid" not solution
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On 2011-11-18 06:59, teemu.savolainen@nokia.com wrote:
>> If we want that to happen then the server selection document should make it
>> explicit that the results of any DNS query via any network interface MAY be
>> used to establish a connection on any network interface.
> 
> Source and destination address selection is a separate process and described in different documents.
> 
> One could do even happy eyeballs after having the result back from DNS and try'em'all in parallel.

IMHO Keith and Teemu are both correct, and all these three points should be made
clear in paragraph 4 of the Introduction to draft-ietf-mif-dns-server-selection.

   Brian