Hostname Naming Compliance
Evan_Hunt at isc.org
Mon Feb 23 19:07:31 UTC 2009
On Mon, Feb 23, 2009 at 01:54:46PM -0500, Eric C. Davis wrote:
> I know the option to use this compliance checker is present, but I'm
> curious to know if there are plans to make it mandatory to comply. We
> aren't using this feature now, but I would like to. My problem is
> politicking my way around the issue of breaking something that works.
> If Bind were to say they were going to start forcing compliance with
> this naming standard, then I simply have to say it's a standard that is
> being enforced. Shouldn't enforcement be applied across the board
> anyway instead of at the operator's discretion?
I haven't heard anyone at ISC suggest this, but if I did, I'd argue
against it. I don't think we have any wish to be the "enforcers". :)
And anyway, if we put "mandatory" compliance into BIND, people who
wanted to break the rule would just hack it back out again.
Evan Hunt -- each at isc.org
Internet Systems Consortium, Inc.
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