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Re: [DNSOP] Public Suffix List

From: Gervase Markham <gerv@mozilla.org>
Date: Mon, 09 Jun 2008 17:50:03 +0100
Message-ID: <484D5F3B.8040902@mozilla.org>
To: Jamie Lokier <jamie@shareable.org>
CC: ietf-http-wg@w3.org, dnsop@ietf.org

Jamie Lokier wrote:
> Gervase Markham wrote:
>>> Wouldn't it be more appropriate for MyBank to _itself_ say the history
>>> for these sites should be grouped?  E.g. in an HTTP response header,
>>> or DNS record for mybank.co.uk?
>> The total amount of effort required for this solution is mind-boggling.
> 
> How is it more work for them to publish over DNS or HTTP, than to send
> you the information to publish, with the associated time lag etc?

Your solution requires every site to set HTTP response headers, or every
ISP to contact their customers to get the correct values for the DNS
records.

My solution involves communicating with a far smaller group.

> You've asked for the same thing: for administrators of certain domains
> to provide you with information about independent or related users of
> those subdomains.

But the two plans are talking about two different sets of admins, one
vastly larger than the other.

Gerv
Received on Monday, 9 June 2008 16:50:46 GMT

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