[dns-operations] Mozilla Firefox and ANY queries

Olafur Gudmundsson ogud at ogud.com
Sun Mar 1 00:56:25 UTC 2015

> On Feb 27, 2015, at 8:42 PM, Sadiq Saif <lists at sadiqs.com> wrote:
> On 2/27/2015 00:02, Sadiq Saif wrote:
>> Hi all,
> For those not following the bug report:
> https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1093983#c14
> The comment explains everything about why it is implemented that way.

That is the lamest justification I have seen in a long time. 
Translation: We use crap API to lookup A records that does not give us TTL values, which we want to use. 
Asking for ANY on the other hand gives us TTL 

#1 it is not hard to write a better DNS API, if all you care about is DNS addresses 
#2 there is bunch of better DNS API’s out there like ldns, and libunbound 


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