[dns-operations] DNS "get new data" bit (Was: The perils of retroactive DNSSEC validation

Stephane Bortzmeyer bortzmeyer at nic.fr
Mon Nov 17 08:27:16 UTC 2008

On Fri, Nov 14, 2008 at 08:57:30PM +0100,
 Florian Weimer <fw at deneb.enyo.de> wrote 
 a message of 52 lines which said:

> The initiator could set a flag, similarly to the RD bit, which
> requests new data.  This has been implemented for HTTP, for
> instance.

Experience with HTTP shows a lot of abuse, because people have an
irrational fear of caches and therefore tend to request new data at
every opportunity.

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