[dns-operations] Mozilla Firefox and ANY queries

Florian Weimer fw at deneb.enyo.de
Sun Mar 1 16:07:07 UTC 2015

* Paul Hoffman:

> On Mar 1, 2015, at 2:47 AM, Florian Weimer <fw at deneb.enyo.de> wrote:
>> The final part is the problem.  Name resolution has to include other
>> information source besides DNS, and it's difficult to merge this data
>> with your own DNS resolver (whether you wrote it yourself, or it's
>> some library you got from somewhere).
> Difficult, but not impossible. The getdns API included non-DNS
> information from the beginning, and Verisign is working on getting
> that part into their implementation.

The API design isn't the real issue here, it is interacting with the
Name Service Switch in a way that is compatible with all existing NSS

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