[tor-dev] Tor and DNS

Jacob Appelbaum jacob at appelbaum.net
Wed Feb 8 23:24:00 UTC 2012

On 02/08/2012 11:47 PM, Ondrej Mikle wrote:
> On 02/08/2012 02:59 AM, Nick Mathewson wrote:
>> On Tue, Feb 7, 2012 at 7:33 PM, Ondrej Mikle <ondrej.mikle at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I think if we want an extra field in the future, we want to put it
>> after the end of the response (that is, after total_len), rather than
>> having it be optionally in every cell.
> OK.
>>> That also means AXFR/IXFR would be off limits (I'm OK with that).
>> Me too.
> Without AXFR/IXFR we could limit total_len to 2 octets.

I'd really like to be able to AXFR. I think it's important to have Tor's
DNSPort able to do some of the most basic and common DNS stuff.

All the best,

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