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RFC 3597 on Handling of Unknown DNS Resource Record (RR) Types




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        RFC 3597

        Title:      Handling of Unknown DNS Resource Record (RR) Types
        Author(s):  A. Gustafsson
        Status:     Standards Track
        Date:       September 2003
        Mailbox:    gson@nominum.com
        Pages:      8
        Characters: 17559
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:    None

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-dnsext-unknown-rrs-06.txt

        URL:        ftp://ftp.rfc-editor.org/in-notes/rfc3597.txt


Extending the Domain Name System (DNS) with new Resource Record (RR)
types currently requires changes to name server software.  This
document specifies the changes necessary to allow future DNS
implementations to handle new RR types transparently.

This document is a product of the DNS Extensions Working Group of the
IETF.

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

This document specifies an Internet standards track protocol for
the Internet community, and requests discussion and suggestions
for improvements.  Please refer to the current edition of the
"Internet Official Protocol Standards" (STD 1) for the
standardization state and status of this protocol.  Distribution
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Joyce K. Reynolds and Sandy Ginoza
USC/Information Sciences Institute

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