No notify-refresh: bug or feature.

Paul Vixie Paul_Vixie at
Tue Mar 18 01:14:23 UTC 2008

> > then, see above, let's just remove the "include new RR in NOTIFY-Q" logic,
> > and simulate that removal in our notify responders.
> 	That's throwing the baby out with the bath water.

i think we don't know enough, by a long shot, to define correctness here.

> 	Just allow the record to be used as a hint about whether
> 	refresh processing should be performed or not.  Leave it
> 	up to the implementation to decide what parts of the hint
> 	it listens to.
> 	A implementation MAY use the answer section to decide if
> 	refresh query processing needs to be initiated.

that's possibly correct if the NOTIFY-Q TYPE is SOA, but possibly not, and
certainly not otherwise (since only SOA has associated "refresh query

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