[dns-operations] creeping poorness of judgement

Viktor Dukhovni ietf-dane at dukhovni.org
Sat Mar 14 03:03:06 UTC 2020


On Fri, Mar 13, 2020 at 09:56:32PM -0400, John Levine wrote:

> >i briefly considered adding such a record until i found that only one TXT 
> >string is permitted, so TXT "v=spf1 mx" not TXT (v=spf1 mx) in the zone file.
> 
> Nope.  You can have as many strings as you want.  They're treated as
> though they were one catenated string.

Yes, within a single TXT RR, multiple strings are concatenated, though
not across a TXT RRset.  Still better to not needlessly split a string
into lots of small fragments, so the quoted form is preferred.

-- 
    Viktor.


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