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

David Conrad drc at virtualized.org
Thu Apr 28 01:11:17 UTC 2016

>> yeah; the risk of another RTT ends the world in a flaming conflagration.

I wonder if anyone has real data on the RTT cost of SRV intermediated lookups vs direct A/AAAA lookups...

> I think the number of additional overhead a web browser would have to
> contend with in groking SRV would be pretty minimal compared to all the
> lookups a typical web page (with a few dozen third-party ad trackers and
> analytics beacons embedded in it) throws in already.

I suspect you're preaching to the choir on this list.  The folks to convince are the browser/client library/application developers...


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