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A New Scheme for the Compression of Domain Names

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (dnsind WG)
Expired & archived
Author Peter Koch
Last updated 1999-06-30
RFC stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
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Stream WG state WG Document
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IESG IESG state Expired
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The compression of domain names in DNS messages was introduced in [RFC1035]. Although some remarks were made about applicability to future defined resource record types, no method has been deployed yet to support interoperable DNS compression for RR types specified since then.


Peter Koch

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