A New Scheme for the Compression of Domain Names

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Last updated 1999-06-30
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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 (pk@techfak.uni-bielefeld.de)

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