Last draft I finished today is the one I am editing on behalf of the Internet Architecture Board on how to expand the DNS to hold new kind of information. Far too many people add new data by just storing data in TXT Resource Records. That is for many reasons not an optimal solutions. In this document IAB try to list the various pros and cons with the various mechanisms. The document also try to convince the reader that adding a new resource record type is not as hard as rumors say.
Title : Design Choices When Expanding DNS Author(s) : P. Faltstrom, et al. Filename : draft-iab-dns-choices-06.txt Pages : 18 Date : 2008-07-14