[dns-operations] charter, sitefinder, opendns (slashdot today)
wessels at packet-pushers.com
Fri Feb 16 00:14:15 UTC 2007
On Thu, 15 Feb 2007, Paul Vixie said:
>>>> GET http://x.gtld-servers.net/ HTTP/1.0
>>>> <QUERY NAME="example.com" CLASS="IN" TYPE="A"></QUERY>
>> Also, GETs can't have message bodies. It would have to be POST,
>> which pretty much makes it not cachable anyway.
> ok, you got me on that one. how about this?
> GET http://x.gtld-servers.net/query.cgi HTTP/1.1
> Name: EXAMPLE.COM
> Class: IN
> Type: A
It should work. The headers are non-standard so it should be
X-Name, X-Class, X-type, and the biggest risk you run is that some
non-compliant proxy would filter out the X- headers.
Oh, and if the server forgets to send
Vary: X-Name, X-Class, X-Type
Then things would get pretty interesting...
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