[ietf-dkim] SSP issues
hsantos at santronics.com
Sat Jun 2 06:00:40 PDT 2007
Eliot Lear wrote:
> Greetings Arvel,
>>> (2) SSP record type (TXT vs. something new). Only 4 messages in
>>> discussion, mostly saying "if you support TXT, don't bother with
>>> anything else." Again, no clear consensus.
>> If a new RR can solve the wildcard issue and we feel that this is a
>> significant issue worth solving (or at least addressing) then perhaps
>> we should create a system that looks for a new RR first and failing
>> that, falls back to TXT.
> As a guy who recommended TXT records earlier I could just as easily live
> with a new record. What I am more concerned about is the amount of
> complexity in the system. Going through both TXT *and* SSP records
> seems like a recipe for synchronization problems and other nasties that
> we could best do without. And I could easily be convinced by Peter Koch
> that a new record just isn't that hard to get out there.
How will my Mr. Koch assure the world that new RR record queries will be
reliable? that all new RR queries will be expected to be passed thru
recursive queries by heterogeneous DNS servers?
I don't think so Eliot.
Hector Santos, CTO
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