The IESG has approved the following document:

- 'The Role of Wildcards in the Domain Name System '
as a Proposed Standard

This document is the product of the DNS Extensions Working Group.

The IESG contact persons are Margaret Wasserman and Mark Townsley.

A URL of this Internet-Draft is:
http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/...clarify-11.txt

Technical Summary

This is an update to the wildcard definition of RFC 1034. The
interaction with wildcards and CNAME is changed, an error
condition removed, and the words defining some concepts central
to wildcards are changed. The overall goal is not to change
wildcards, but to refine the definition of RFC 1034.

Working Group Summary

This document is a work item of the DNSEXT WG. The WG has
consensus to publish this document as a Proposed Standard.

Protocol Quality

This document was reviewed for the IESG by Margaret Wasserman.


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