[dns-operations] DNS APIs, was Who Ignores TTLs ?

Paul Vixie vixie at isc.org
Fri Feb 18 00:47:37 UTC 2011

> Date: Thu, 17 Feb 2011 17:58:08 -0500
> From: Andrew Sullivan <ajs at shinkuro.com>
> Shane is right that the IETF response there is undoubtedly going to be
> "we do wire protocols, not intra-host stuff."

is RFC 3493 considered a mistake therefore?  i think it was a good thing,
and i would like to see similar work happen for the DNS API.  see also
RFC 3542 and RFC 4584.  the ietf should get out of the way of good work.

> I don't think it's that DNSEXT at least does not _want_ to do it
> (although getting anything through there is, I guess everyone knows, a
> bit of a string push), but rather that we're not chartered to.

that's a repairable thing.

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