Another field in the DNS
John C Klensin
klensin at jck.com
Mon Mar 2 22:59:48 CET 2009
Does this conversation belong in DSNOPS, or some similar place?
It seems to me that you are discussing bugs that have only an
indirect impact on IDNs.
--On Tuesday, March 03, 2009 08:55 +1100 Mark Andrews
<Mark_Andrews at isc.org> wrote:
> In message <20090302212316.GN1700 at shinkuro.com>, Andrew
> Sullivan writes:
>> On Tue, Mar 03, 2009 at 08:10:06AM +1100, Mark Andrews wrote:
>> > You should get AAA.com back in the question section.
>> > The answer section should return the case the data was
>> > entered with in a case preserving system.
>> Well, that's my reading of the protocol, too, but that
>> doesn't seem to be how someone is reading it. I gave it a
>> whirl, and here's what I got:
> I keep thinking about turning on case sensitive compression for
> responses to regular queries. It is on for axfr/ixfr
> responses. The only reason I haven't done it is I have heard
> reports about middleware that assumes that the answer section
> will start with 0xc0 0x0c (a compression pointer to the start
> of the question section). Such middleware is broken.
> That reminds we we need to check that this is covered by
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