[dns-operations] resolvers considered harmful
matt at conundrum.com
Thu Oct 23 17:18:16 UTC 2014
On Oct 23, 2014, at 12:28 , Stephane Bortzmeyer <bortzmeyer at nic.fr> wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 22, 2014 at 12:47:39PM -0400,
> Mark Allman <mallman at icir.org> wrote
> a message of 64 lines which said:
>> Short paper / crazy idea for your amusement ...
> The biggest problem I have with this paper is of terminology. I
> thought at the beginning that the idea was to get rid of resolvers,
> then it appeared you want a resolver, but on the end host, and the,
> during the discussion here (your answer to David Conrad), it seems you
> want to move the resolver to every application?
Reading between the lines, I think the intent was “shared resolver”, or “shared caching resolver”, or possibly just “shared cache.” Whichever way, it seems to be the “shared” part that the paper argues against.
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