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

Patrick W. Gilmore patrick at ianai.net
Mon Feb 21 15:21:09 UTC 2011

On Feb 21, 2011, at 7:12 AM, Olaf Kolkman wrote:
> On Feb 18, 2011, at 5:32 PM, Paul Vixie wrote:

>> 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

> 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.

I won't be there, but I hope everyone gets together and finds a solution to this.  It would solve many problems, and if there is anything I or my company can do to help, let us know.


P.S. That is, of course, as long we are not planning to extend anything, or something that was not in the original design.  Paul wouldn't like that if we did.

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