[dns-operations] Mozilla Firefox and ANY queries
paul.hoffman at vpnc.org
Sun Mar 1 16:28:09 UTC 2015
On Mar 1, 2015, at 8:07 AM, Florian Weimer <fw at deneb.enyo.de> wrote:
>> 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
Yep, that's part of the implementation, and Verisign seems quite aware of it. Note, too, that Microsoft is free (even encouraged!) to adopt the getdns API and implement it themselves.
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