"trivial" changes to DNS (was: OpenNTPProject.org)

Rubens Kuhl rubensk at gmail.com
Thu Jan 16 16:33:45 UTC 2014

On Thu, Jan 16, 2014 at 2:27 PM, Andrew Sullivan <asullivan at dyn.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Jan 14, 2014 at 09:18:30AM +0200, Saku Ytti wrote:
> >
> > mid term, transport area in IETF. DNS, NTP, SNMP, chargen et.al. could
> > trivially change to QUIC/MinimaLT
> Oh, yes, it'd obviously be trivial to change DNS to use a different
> transport.  This is shown by the massive success of getting EDNS0
> universally deployed in under 10 years.  Right?

Perhaps the problem with EDNS0 is exactly its backward compatibility. A
parallel protocol adopted by the usual suspects of authoritative and
recursive names servers that at some point becomes required for query
volumes larger than x qps could account for most of name resolution on the
planet in much less than 10 years.


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