[ietf-dkim] New issue: Upward query vs. wildcard publication
dhc at dcrocker.net
Fri Apr 20 07:36:21 PDT 2007
Michael Thomas wrote:
> Dave Crocker wrote:
>>> 2) if you don't get a ssp rr, check to see if it gave
>>> you a NS or SOA authority records.
>> Michael: Zones are not part of the user-visible DNS semantics. They
>> are strictly an administrative construct. Using anything that relies
>> on particular zone points breaks the semantics of the DNS.
> Dave: I don't see any reference to "zone" in what you quoted, or in the
> algorithm I layed out, or in any other message I posted about this,
> so I have no idea what your objection is.
SOA and NS are zone constructs. They are not constructs applicable to
user-visible domain name semantics. Rather they are part of the
underlying distribution service.
The two are, effectively, entirely separate layers of service.
For example, see:
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