The Role of Wildcards in the Domain Name System
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From: The IESG <email@example.com> To: IETF-Announce <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: Internet Architecture Board <email@example.com>, RFC Editor <firstname.lastname@example.org>, dnsext mailing list <email@example.com>, dnsext chair <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: Protocol Action: 'The Role of Wildcards in the Domain Name System' to Proposed Standard The IESG has approved the following document: - 'The Role of Wildcards in the Domain Name System ' <draft-ietf-dnsext-wcard-clarify-12.txt> as a Proposed Standard This document is the product of the DNS Extensions Working Group. The IESG contact persons are Margaret Wasserman and Mark Townsley. A URL of this Internet-Draft is: http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-ietf-dnsext-wcard-clarify-12.txt
Technical Summary This is an update to the wildcard definition of RFC 1034. The interaction with wildcards and CNAME is changed, an error condition removed, and the words defining some concepts central to wildcards are changed. The overall goal is not to change wildcards, but to refine the definition of RFC 1034. Working Group Summary This document is a work item of the DNSEXT WG. The WG has consensus to publish this document as a Proposed Standard. Protocol Quality This document was reviewed for the IESG by Margaret Wasserman.