[dns-operations] Hall of DNS Shame (?)

Matthew Pounsett matt at conundrum.com
Tue Jan 24 20:45:43 UTC 2017

On 24 January 2017 at 12:00, Viktor Dukhovni <ietf-dane at dukhovni.org> wrote:

> On Tue, Jan 24, 2017 at 11:40:53AM -0800, Matthew Pounsett wrote:
> > > I don't see why a list of poor DNS implementations should be limited to
> > > malformed packets, and exclude well formed bad data.
> >
> > Because that's not a problem with the implementation, it's a problem with
> > the data.
> Actually, on the contrary, the problem is almost always with the
> implementation.  It constructs incorrect denial of existence.  The
> solution is upgrading or otherwise fixing bugs in the DNS servers.
Ah, I see.  It sounded like you were talking about bad input data, rather
than a failure of the implementation to correctly construct data for the

I'd agree that anything that is the fault of the DNS software, not just the
operator of the software, should be included in such a list.
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