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Re: wrt joao damas' DLV talk on wednesday

  • From: Todd Underwood
  • Date: Mon Jun 12 13:18:43 2006

randy, all,

On Mon, Jun 12, 2006 at 06:37:01AM -1000, Randy Bush wrote:
> > michael, all,
> [ if you can't use procmail, could you at least respond to non-ops
>   trolls on the nanog-futures list? ]

indeed.  i don't use the former but i should have used the latter.

> but todd, you have a bit of clue.  do you have a clue at all
> regarding the question i asked on-list the other day?
>     what is the security policy that isc plans to use over the
>     content of the isc dlv registry?  and how will the dvl trust
>     key roll-over and revocation be handled?

i don't.  i've been reading the spec recently and trying to catch up
on the contents of the recent nanog meeting that i was unable to
attend.  i've been a long-term sceptic of dns-sec due to the lack of
any movement on the issuing of a root key (and the multiple,
incompatible changes in the protocol itself), but this effort looks

> if the above can not be very clearly answered (by isc?), then this
> proposal is techno-political hubris at best.

yes, or an interesting proof-of-concept that can be taken-up and
completed by someone else.


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