[dns-operations] Adding CNAME for the root domain issue
randy at psg.com
Sun May 1 04:58:48 UTC 2016
> 99.95% of the requests for CNAME at existing name can be summarized as
> follows “If the RR type in question does not exit here please check
> this other name”.
> This is the same as many people used to believe about wild cards
> i.e. they fill in the blanks
> The “bad” news is that DNS is not designed that way and unless you are
> only using one vendor that supports features like this you are out of
[ emphasizing agreement ]
unless the whole world is using ... the dns is global. this discussion
is yet another rinse repeat. realio truelio, if there is a cname, it
MUST be the only RR at that label.
people with other beliefs are welcome, nae encouraged, to break their
own zones. i prefer not to communicate with them anyway.
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