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Re: A mechanism to encode HTTP version information in DNS

From: Phillip Hallam-Baker <hallam@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 17 Feb 2013 08:10:26 -0500
Message-ID: <CAMm+LwisRSkDYedP28_b5umuU3yH8-T8+4FsPdBbAWio5r2_bg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Eliot Lear <lear@cisco.com>
Cc: "ietf-http-wg@w3.org Group" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On Sun, Feb 17, 2013 at 5:59 AM, Eliot Lear <lear@cisco.com> wrote:

>  Phillip,
>
> You're hitting at the heart of a key issue, and rather than focus on
> mechanisms, I urge folk to take a look at the very beginning of
> draft-lear-httpbis-svcinfo-rr where I state design goals.  One of those
> goals is to not harm latency.  What you describe below introduces a
> dependency of  QNAME on target, forcing an additional query, which is one
> of the key issues with SRV.
>
> Now, I am not saying that's the wrong thing to do.  But I am saying that
> it violates that stated design goal.  Maybe the goal is the wrong one to
> have?
>

example.com 1 2 http://10.1.2.3/dns/folk/dont/like/litteral/addresses/

(shhh)


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