[dns-operations] Embedding MAC address in DNS requests for selective filtering

Paul Vixie paul at redbarn.org
Mon Feb 1 16:34:39 UTC 2016

Ralf Weber wrote:
> Moin!
> On 1 Feb 2016, at 10:15, Stephane Bortzmeyer wrote:
>> On Wed, Jan 27, 2016 at 06:01:37PM +0100,
>> Ralf Weber <dns at fl1ger.de> wrote
>> a message of 30 lines which said:
>>> We are in the process of supporting the use of this option through
>>> open source efforts with dnsmasq at the CPE level and others. We
>>> would be supportive of standardizing this mechanism.
>> Given this recent decision by IESG, I would say there is little
>> chance:
>> http://mailarchive.ietf.org/arch/msg/ietf-announce/VX0mVElE6FaBFy4I_Vu65Zehl78
> Interesting. Looks like there was no such discussion for the client
> subnet draft on that topic which after a quick read looks to fulfil
> similar needs. So you never know.

there was such a discussion for ECS. the determination was, this is not 
a proposal, it's documentation of existing practice. as such, merits are 
not germane at this stage. a standards-based ECS presumably to come 
later would be subject to the normal cost/benefit and privacy questions.

P Vixie

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