[Members] XMPP and DNSSEC

Simon Tennant simon at buddycloud.com
Sat Jan 18 11:25:08 UTC 2014


On 17 January 2014 22:06, Kevin Smith <kevin at kismith.co.uk> wrote:

> On Fri, Jan 17, 2014 at 6:27 PM, Simon Tennant <simon at buddycloud.com>
> wrote:
> >>> How do we help operators deploy with DNSSEC?
> >>
> >> Well, assuming by "we", you mean the XSF, I think we should first poll
> the
> >> members to see if they want the XSF to be involved here.
> >
> >
> > I hardly think that volunteering to help write up specs and guides for
> > implementation (voluntarily) is onerous enough to requires members
> > referendums.
>
> In the Board meeting, we discussed things that the XSF could do to
> help deploy dnssec, which included things that might involve spending
> money. Some people writing some guides was one of these options, and
> people can write helpful documents without any hum from the members. I
> think spending significant money on e.g. sponsoring code writing would
> be something that the membership might have an opinion about.
>

"Hey members, what are the current problems preventing more DNSSEC
deployments?" vs "Let's spend XSF cash implementing better DNSSEC". If it's
not 100% clear, I was after the former.

I believe that in the Board meeting Peter clarified that the ISOC
> grant was unrelated to dnssec.
>

Agreed. I believe there was mention of a follow-on grant based on DNSSEC
too. I suggest we deal with this when/if it happens and hopefully we have a
better understanding of the roadblocks to DNSSEC adoption.

S.
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