[dns-operations] Adding CNAME for the root domain issue

Paul Vixie paul at redbarn.org
Wed Apr 27 22:29:35 UTC 2016

Robert Edmonds wrote:
> Matthew Pounsett wrote:
>> Moving this from bind-users to dns-operations.
>      "I recommend that all CNAME records be eliminated. DNS should have
>      been designed without aliases."

i am reliably informed that cname was intended as a transition mechanism 
when renaming internet resources, and that the way we use them today 
(www, etc) is crazy.

P Vixie

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