[dns-operations] DNAME interoperability

Doug Barton dougb at dougbarton.us
Wed Nov 30 23:45:25 UTC 2011

On 11/30/2011 15:26, Mark Andrews wrote:
> They don't have to understand it.  They just have to not choke on
> it.  It was always exected that non DNAME aware servers / libraries
> would just ignore the DNAME record in the response.

... except that they do choke on it. This is one reason why I think that
all of the currently proposed aliasing solutions that require that
resolvers handle something new/different (BNAME, CNAME+DNAME) are
sub-optimal, and why I wrote the CLONE draft.



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