[dns-operations] Dumb question: why is it that some registries limit the nameservers that can be delegated to?

Frederico A C Neves fneves at registro.br
Thu Sep 11 17:42:23 UTC 2014

On Thu, Sep 11, 2014 at 12:46:50PM -0400, Andrew Sullivan wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 11, 2014 at 09:34:32AM -0700, Colm MacCárthaigh wrote:
> > Thanks for the explanation, that helps! If we step back from the
> > practise, do we think it's a good thing?
> From the point of view of data management, I think it is an unalloyed
> good.  I always thought the nameserver-as-attribute approach was
> dramatically worse.  Particularly for internal host objects, the
> enforced consistency of the glue for every domain that's using it is a
> giant help.

This holds only with a very specific delegation/glue policy. I know
registries where the delegation/glue policy leads to a much better fit
using host-atributes. Please let's not revive old provreg holy wars


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