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Terminology for DNS Transports and Location

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (dnsop WG)
Expired & archived
Author Paul E. Hoffman
Last updated 2019-08-15 (Latest revision 2019-07-25)
Replaced by draft-ietf-dnsop-terminology-ter
RFC stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
Intended RFC status Proposed Standard
Additional resources Mailing list discussion
Stream WG state Adopted by a WG
Document shepherd Tim Wicinski
IESG IESG state Replaced by draft-ietf-dnsop-terminology-ter
Consensus boilerplate Yes
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Responsible AD (None)
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This document adds terms and abbreviations to "DNS Terminology" (RFC 8499) that relate to DNS running over various transports, as well as terms and abbreviations for DNS resolution at traditional and non- traditional locations. [[ This is an early attempt at these terms. They will probably be improved over time. ]]


Paul E. Hoffman

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