[dns-operations] Reporting glue as authoritive data -- Bug!
Ed.Lewis at neustar.biz
Thu Jan 31 13:25:30 UTC 2008
At 8:56 +1100 1/31/08, Mark Andrews wrote:
> The problem is that no one has documented what actually
> happened and most importantly *why* it happened. We don't
> know if there is a hole in the protocol or not.
One more time (as in I have said this over and over in the thread).
Hybrid answers should be documented. Peter Koch has an internet
draft which is the current open vehicle for this.
They weren't documented because those who saw the problem had a fix.
They didn't need to seek wider help in discussing it, especially in
public fora. Operators are not like academics, they don't like to
air dirty laundry.
It isn't a protocol problem. The problem is glue falling out of
date. DNS proscribed data to be in two places in the one instance of
glue and the predictable happened.
Edward Lewis +1-571-434-5468
Think glocally. Act confused.
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