[dns-operations] Akamai now works with ENT (Empty Non-Terminals)?

Jon Reed jreed at akamai.com
Wed Apr 17 18:27:23 UTC 2019

On Wed, 17 Apr 2019, Dave Lawrence wrote:

> Jared Mauch writes:
>> Yes. I know Tale spent a long time working on this and I believe all
>> the software went live recently on this.
> In the credit-where-credit-is-due department, Jon Reed did the yeomans
> work of identifying affected customers and running them down to figure
> out how to best address their individual circumstances.

Thanks, Tale.   The recognition is definitely appreciated. :-)

> Beyond that, the other modes needed their own attention from
> developers and things got cleaned up a lot.  I don't know what the
> current status is, as I've been gone from Akamai for over a year now,
> but I believe they've got only just a few rarely-encountered edge
> cases where ENTs could be a problem now.  Perhaps Jon could comment if
> they've hit 100% yet.

We're not quite at 100%, there are still some problems with a few of less 
common modes, but there's work underway to fix them.  But we're close 
enough that I'd feel comfortable embracing another flag day around RFC 
8020, for example.


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