[dns-operations] Pointer to discussion of name compression trade-offs?

Paul Vixie paul at redbarn.org
Thu Apr 30 07:55:00 UTC 2020

On Thursday, 30 April 2020 07:17:48 UTC Viktor Dukhovni wrote:
> I recall seeing a discussion (perhaps a few years back) of balancing
> CPU-cost vs. space gained in DNS name compression.  Where IIRC it
> was suggested that most of the gain may come from only storing and
> checking the offsets of particular elements of the response, perhaps
> just the qname and the owner of the current RRset, or was it owners
> of all previous RRsets?  Or something like that, and that this saved
> CPU with compression effectiveness not suffering much.
> Does anyone have a pointer to discussion of this topic?

i didn't see it here, but i did see it on twitter and later at dns-oarc.


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