[dns-operations] why DNS can't have nice things

Evan Hunt each at isc.org
Fri Apr 14 22:23:28 UTC 2023

> once an embedded dns recursive server works well enough, it ships, is 
> widely deployed, and becomes abandonware. the apps which don't work are 
> found (by others) later. there is no complaint path.

Alas, if only the IETF would adopt my simple recommendation that
non-standards-compliant software be required to literally smell bad.

(For some reason I still haven't gotten my Nobel prize for that. Maybe I
should check today's mail...)

Evan Hunt -- each at isc.org
Internet Systems Consortium, Inc.

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