A Suggested Scheme for DNS Resolution of Networks and Gateways
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From: The IESG <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: RFC Editor <email@example.com> Cc: The IESG <firstname.lastname@example.org>, <email@example.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Re: Informational RFC to be: draft-warnicke-network-dns-resolution-06.txt The IESG has no problem with the publication of 'A Suggested Scheme for DNS Resolution of Networks and Gateways' <draft-warnicke-network-dns-resolution-06.txt> as an Informational RFC. The IESG would also like the IRSG or RFC-Editor to review the comments in the datatracker (https://datatracker.ietf.org/public/pidtracker.cgi?command=view_id&dTag=9969&rfc_flag=0) related to this document and determine whether or not they merit incorporation into the document. Comments may exist in both the ballot and the comment log. The IESG contact person is David Kessens. A URL of this Internet-Draft is: http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-warnicke-network-dns-resolution-06.txt The process for such documents is described at http://www.rfc-editor.org/indsubs.html. Thank you, The IESG Secretary
Technical Summary This document suggests a method of using DNS to determine the network that contains a specified IP address, the netmask of that network, and the address(es) of first-hop routers(s) on that network. This method supports variable length subnet masks, delegation of subnets on non-octet boundaries, and multiple routers per subnet. Protocol Quality David Kessens reviewed this document for the IESG according to the guidelines in RFC 3932. IESG Note: RFC Editor, please place the following IESG note either in or immediately following the "Status of this Memo" section: This RFC is not a candidate for any level of Internet Standard. The IETF disclaims any knowledge of the fitness of this RFC for any purpose and notes that the decision to publish is not based on IETF review apart from IESG review for conflict with IETF work. The RFC Editor has chosen to publish this document at its discretion. See RFC 3932 for more information.