[dns-operations] dnsop-any-notimp violates the DNS standards

Tony Finch dot at dotat.at
Mon Mar 9 16:03:23 UTC 2015

Jared Mauch <jared at puck.nether.net> wrote:
> Even ignoring if qmail is “broken”.  (I would rather classify it as, could do
> better)


> dnsop-any-notimp violates the principle of least surprise in technology by
> returning NOTIMP where Paul Vixie suggested NOERROR/ANCOUNT=0 would be more
> appropriate with the existing definitions.

This would have the amusing effect of disabling qmail's address
canonicalization without patching qmail.

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