[dns-operations] Introducing CNAME Flattening: RFC-Compliant CNAMEs at a Domain's Root

Mark Andrews marka at isc.org
Fri Apr 4 10:54:25 UTC 2014

	Or one can add SRV or some other record that does the name
	to server mapping and not have to do all this behind the
	scenes stuff.

	It's not like MX records didn't exist when the web was
	created or that we weren't adding new records to the DNS.

	Indirection to reach a server was a known thing and it was
	different to a alias.

	As for DNSSEC, you sign on the fly for this sort of solution.

Mark Andrews, ISC
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