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

Matthew Pounsett matt at conundrum.com
Thu Apr 28 01:35:17 UTC 2016

On Wednesday, 27 April 2016, David Conrad <drc at virtualized.org> wrote:

> >> 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...

Yes, hence my desire for a major lobbying effort at the W3C.

> Regards,
> -drc
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