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DNS Data Dictionary

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (regext WG)
Expired & archived
Authors Heather Flanagan , Steve Crocker
Last updated 2022-01-17 (Latest revision 2021-11-18)
Replaced by draft-ietf-regext-datadictionary
RFC stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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IESG IESG state Replaced by draft-ietf-regext-datadictionary
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This Internet-Draft is no longer active. A copy of the expired Internet-Draft is available in these formats:


Multiple applications related to the domain name system are built around a list of data elements. There is currently no unified public list of these data elements, nor is there an organized and independent change control process. This document codifies the multiple similar but not quite identical lists of data elements into a neutral DNS Data Dictionary to be maintained as an independent IANA Registry.


Heather Flanagan
Steve Crocker

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