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

Ondřej Surý ondrej.sury at nic.cz
Mon Jan 30 18:03:44 UTC 2017

----- Original Message -----
> From: "Paul Vixie" <vixie at tisf.net>
> To: "dns-operations" <dns-operations at dns-oarc.net>
> Sent: Monday, 30 January, 2017 17:53:54
> Subject: Re: [dns-operations] DNS Violations (Was: Hall of DNS Shame (?))

> On Monday, January 30, 2017 4:14:55 PM PST Ondřej Surý wrote:
> ...
>> I am not sure how useful this is - the ultimate goal is to fix
>> the standard-violating software, and not to add more workarounds
>> to DNS Resolvers, right?
>> Writing a deckard test case for each violation - mostly for authoritative
>> servers seems like a waste of time.
> since those test cases would form a valuable regression suite, i disagree. such
> a repository would be extremely useful to dns server/client/device vendors, and
> through them, to their customers and users, and through them, to all of us.

Only that capturing the DNS traffic as seen on the wire from the DNS client
perspective is a different task than writing a test suite that tests the
DNS server for compliance.  But I am not opposed to accepting such tests
into the repository - only that it will be a best effort on our side.

 Ondřej Surý -- Technical Fellow
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