WKD v05: DNS problem when requesting pubkey
wk at gnupg.org
Fri Apr 6 16:16:11 CEST 2018
On Fri, 6 Apr 2018 09:44, bernhard at intevation.de said:
> * for http is is a performance penalty
Nobody says that you need to do a SRV query for all http requests.
> * if it to be implemented in http it had to be agreed in an
> (upcoming) standard for http
SRV records have nothing to do with http but are required for certain
other services. Web browser do all kind of stuff meanwhile and thus I
see no reason not to allow access - for extension - to do a bit more
than AAAA and CNAME queries.
> For understandable reasons the do not implement general networking
> as it would violate their security model around the same origin policy.
Now, that is a pretty lame excuse.
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