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

Olaf Kolkman olaf at NLnetLabs.nl
Mon Feb 21 12:12:45 UTC 2011


On Feb 18, 2011, at 5:32 PM, Paul Vixie wrote:

>> Date: Fri, 18 Feb 2011 14:58:35 +0000
>> From: Tony Finch <dot at dotat.at>
>> ...
>> Also ldns. http://www.nlnetlabs.nl/projects/ldns/
> 
> i remember the original S-100 bus committee and the original C and POSIX
> committees.  early on a decision was made to create a new standard that
> was influenced by extensions then in the field but not to copy any one
> vendor's particular set of extensions.  i think we'd do the same with a
> DNS API.


FWIW (and as +1): as long as we learn from the running code that is deployed I believe that defining a vendor-neutral API is the most sane way on the road of getting broad buy-in.

also +1 on the bar BOF. Having a time for that settled early would be a good thing.

--Olaf



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