PTR records for IPv6
farmer at umn.edu
Mon Sep 2 03:29:23 CEST 2013
On 9/1/13 20:16 , Lorenzo Colitti wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 2, 2013 at 10:14 AM, David Farmer <farmer at umn.edu
> <mailto:farmer at umn.edu>> wrote:
> I see some value in requiring PTRs for some well-know service, but I
> don't see value in a general requirement that all IPv6 addresses
> have a PTR. Which would basically require the use of wildcard PTRs.
> But in a word where multiple actors shame the same IPv4 address, a PTR
> is already a wildcard. Should we get rid of PTRs for IPv4 as well then?
No, don't get rid of them, that not what I said. However, I'd be ok
with eliminating the general requirement that all IPv4 addresses have a
PTR. I'm not sure it is worth the effort of such a change in IPv4, but
I would like to see us not continue the bogus requirement in IPv6.
David Farmer Email: farmer at umn.edu
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University of Minnesota
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Minneapolis, MN 55414-3029 Cell: 1-612-812-9952
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