[cabfpub] CAA records on google.com

Gervase Markham gerv at mozilla.org
Mon Jun 24 10:29:58 UTC 2013

On 20/06/13 08:01, Eddy Nigg (StartCom Ltd.) wrote:
> Just for your consideration and that of the RFC editors....the value of
> the CA probably has to be standardized in some fashion to make this
> machine parseable. Most likely this record wont be checked by humans, at
> least not initially.

It doesn't need standardising; each CA needs to individually decide
which domains to tell their customers to use, and what they mean. For
example, there's no technical reason why Rick couldn't choose to
register and use "weloveallthingssymantec.com" as the official
designator for "any Symantec brand" :-)


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