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Re: IPv6 reverse lookup - lame delegation?

  • From: bill
  • Date: Wed Feb 11 22:50:08 2004

> On Wed, 11 Feb 2004, Paul Vixie wrote:
> : as a practical matter, it is impossible to ensure that all name servers
> : and resolvers understand DNAME.  but it is very possible to ensure that
> : a given zone, such as "" in ISC's case, is only
> : served by authority servers who understand DNAME and do CNAME synthesis.
> Would it be too much to try to get the RIRs to agree that "" get a
> DNAME and all other zones get unlinked in a shorter timeframe?  i.e. why go
> through the motions of many different subzones of having DNAMEs
> when just one record will do for the world?
> In any other Internet context, I can see this as being too many cooks in the
> kitchen, but the entities serving up zones are of a reasonably
> small number.
> -- Todd Vierling <[email protected]> <[email protected]>

	-IF- (its a big one) we can get the IANA to agree, then the 
	DNAME haq would be implemented post haste.