secdir review of draft-ietf-idnabis-rationale-13.txt

John C Klensin klensin at
Tue Oct 6 15:25:55 CEST 2009

--On Tuesday, October 06, 2009 07:12 -0400 Vint Cerf
<vint at> wrote:

> if we mention DNSSEC at all (and perhaps it is not necessary
> since DNSSEC operates at the DNS level), we might simply say
> that IDNA is compatible with DNSSEC since signed DNS entries
> that reference IDNA A-labels are fully compatible with DNSSEC.
> It is a sort of gratuitous statement but perhaps it was
> requested because DNSSEC was "new" and the person requesting
> the reference wanted to be clear that IDNA didn't invalid the
> use of DNSSEC?

Or, if my memory is correct, the IDNA didn't require any special
handling in DNSSEC.


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