sink.arpa question

bmanning at vacation.karoshi.com bmanning at vacation.karoshi.com
Thu Dec 17 21:31:50 CST 2009


On Thu, Dec 17, 2009 at 03:16:12PM -0800, Ted Hardie wrote:
> Silly question: how well would using 1.0.0.257.in-addr.arpa match the
> need identified in draft-jabley-sink-arpa ?
> 
> It seems like it would be equally well guaranteed to be non-existant
> (short of change in the def of IPv4 and in-addr.arpa).  Like
> sink.arpa, it would get you a valid SOA and nothing else.
> 
> Am I missing something, or is this operationally equivalent?
> 
> regards,
> 
> Ted


	which is likely to be a more persistent as a non-existant
	delegation?   the forward space is almost entirely controlled
	by simple policy - while the reverse tree has some more structure
	around its non-existant state... imho of course.


--bill




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