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Derivation of DNS Name Predecessor and Successor

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (individual)
Expired & archived
Authors Geoffrey Sisson , Ben Laurie
Last updated 2009-09-28 (Latest revision 2004-12-02)
Replaced by RFC 4471
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IESG IESG state Replaced by draft-ietf-dnsext-dns-name-p-s
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This document describes a method for deriving the canonically-ordered predecessor and successor of a DNS name. This is expected to be useful for real-time NSEC resource record synthesis, which may be used in alterative implementations of DNSSEC-enabled DNS servers.


Geoffrey Sisson
Ben Laurie

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