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RFC 3597 on Handling of Unknown DNS Resource Record (RR) Types
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Title: Handling of Unknown DNS Resource Record (RR) Types
Author(s): A. Gustafsson
Status: Standards Track
Date: September 2003
I-D Tag: draft-ietf-dnsext-unknown-rrs-06.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
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
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