[dns-operations] Update Mechanisms (was Re: EDNS and TLDs)

Matthew Pounsett matt at conundrum.com
Thu Nov 17 03:48:17 UTC 2016

On 17 November 2016 at 12:17, Matthew Pounsett <matt at conundrum.com> wrote:

> If the MNAME hadn't been overloaded in that way, and instead we'd used a
> new record (I don't think SRV was around yet, but defining things like MX
> was still in vogue.. maybe a UX record?)  then the desire not to receive
> updates could have been encoded in that record, and the TTL set to some
> arbitrarily high value.

Or if I had thought for another 30 seconds, absence of the record would
indicate a desire to not receive updates. :)
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