[dns-operations] DNS error reporting (was: DNS at FOSDEM 2016)

Robert Edmonds edmonds at mycre.ws
Wed Feb 10 18:17:36 UTC 2016

Jim Reid wrote:
> There’s already a very wide spectrum of supposedly helpful text appended to the numeric error codes in SMTP and quite probably in HTTP too. I think it would be unfortunate to repeat that mistake in DNS.

But, see draft-ietf-appsawg-http-problem for a take on fixing up the
problem in the HTTP world, for HTTP APIs.  If JSON is used to report DNS
errors, there might be some ideas worth borrowing in that draft.

Robert Edmonds

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