[dns-operations] A dns-proxy for DNS over HTTP(s)

Stephane Bortzmeyer bortzmeyer at nic.fr
Tue Aug 25 09:29:09 UTC 2015

On Fri, Aug 14, 2015 at 02:46:56PM +0000,
 Shane Kerr <shane at time-travellers.org> wrote 
 a message of 29 lines which said:

> the idea of making DNS over HTTP as a resource available to
> users. [...] Maybe also include some rate-limiting rules to prevent
> these from becoming abusive open resolvers?

Why not. But, since it runs over TCP, there are much lower risks than
with UDP. (By the way, I would like to see a DNS service "public
resolver only reachable with TCP" using the normal DNS protocol. It
would be an useful looking glass, and would avoid the risks documented
in RFC 5358.)

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