[dns-operations] Storing Dates in DNS

Stephane Bortzmeyer bortzmeyer at nic.fr
Fri Jan 22 08:33:14 UTC 2010

On Thu, Jan 21, 2010 at 06:15:36PM -0800,
 Matthew Dempsky <matthew at dempsky.org> wrote 
 a message of 11 lines which said:

> You could use a record type in the Private Use range (i.e.,
> 65280--65534).

You can also apply for a record type of your own, it is much easier
since the publication of RFC 5395, which relaxed the rules. Its first
success was the registration of NINFO (formerly ZS)

3.1.1.  DNS RRTYPE Allocation Policy

   Parameter values specified in Section 3.1 above, as assigned based on
   DNS RRTYPE Allocation Policy, are allocated by Expert Review if they
   meet the two requirements listed below.  [...]

   1. A complete template as specified in Appendix A has been posted for
      three weeks to the namedroppers at ops.ietf.org mailing list before
      the Expert Review decision.

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