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[Bug 12965] Problem: I want to perform DNS queries from a HTML5 app, but the networking functions available are too restrictive to build a stub resolver. Why: DNS is not just for machines - zones may contain extremely useful and rich information for humans too, e.g.

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Date: Tue, 21 Jun 2011 07:03:47 +0000
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Ian 'Hixie' Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
             Status|NEW                         |RESOLVED
                 CC|                            |ian@hixie.ch
         Resolution|                            |INVALID

--- Comment #7 from Ian 'Hixie' Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> 2011-06-21 07:03:47 UTC ---
Without commenting on whether the suggestion here is a good one or not, it's
not in scope for the Web Sockets API, which is just about exposing the Web
Sockets protocol. If you want a DNS API at the W3C, you should propose it to
the working group.

If you want the WHATWG to work on such an API, please see this FAQ entry:
(The same steps would also help on the W3C side, in practice.)

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