[getdns-api] getdns API version published

Melinda Shore melinda.shore at nomountain.net
Tue Aug 20 11:53:32 MST 2013

On 8/20/13 10:36 AM, Paul Hoffman wrote:
> The text says "This can also be an IPv4 or IPv6 address for request
> types that take addresses instead of domain names, such as PTR." I
> thought that was clear but, if not, wording proposals are
> appreciated.

It may be clearer to say explicitly that it is a null-terminated
string, and the string may be a domain name or an IP (v4 or v6)

> The application using the API shouldn't care whether or not the DNS
> request went out or not, just that the callback is cancelled. For
> example, assume that the DNS request returned but the cancellation
> comes in while doing DNSSEC validation: the application still wants
> the callback cancelled.

Right, and this is an important distinction.  May be worthwhile
to throw in a sentence about that.


Melinda Shore
No Mountain Software
melinda.shore at nomountain.net

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