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[lsd0001] branch master updated: wording

From: gnunet
Subject: [lsd0001] branch master updated: wording
Date: Thu, 16 Mar 2023 16:46:37 +0100

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martin-schanzenbach pushed a commit to branch master
in repository lsd0001.

The following commit(s) were added to refs/heads/master by this push:
     new c8ac19c  wording
c8ac19c is described below

commit c8ac19c120628a1dc4ce59dfefbffd3737754eed
Author: Martin Schanzenbach <>
AuthorDate: Thu Mar 16 16:46:33 2023 +0100

 draft-schanzen-gns.xml | 27 ++++++++++++---------------
 1 file changed, 12 insertions(+), 15 deletions(-)

diff --git a/draft-schanzen-gns.xml b/draft-schanzen-gns.xml
index 379c569..8e463ac 100644
--- a/draft-schanzen-gns.xml
+++ b/draft-schanzen-gns.xml
@@ -230,10 +230,11 @@
          <xref target="Unicode-UTS46"/>.
          A GNS name may be indistinguishable from a DNS name and care must
          be taken by applications and implementors when handling GNS names
-         (see <xref target="namespace_ambiguity"/>). In the spirit of
-         <xref target="I-D.ietf-dnsop-alt-tld"/>, this draft uses the suffix
-         ".gns.alt" in examples and reserves it in the GANA ".alt Subdomains"
-         registry <xref target="GANA"/>.
+         (see <xref target="namespace_ambiguity"/>).
+         In order to avoid misinterpretation of example domains with (reserved)
+         DNS domains this draft uses the suffix ".gns.alt" in examples which
+         is also registered in the GANA ".alt Subdomains" registry
+         <xref target="GANA"/> (see also <xref 
@@ -2821,17 +2822,13 @@ NICK: john (Supplemental)
            precedence and is integrated with the system resolver 
-           This draft creates a <xref target="GANA"/> registry
-           for subdomains under
-           the special-use top-level domain ".alt" <xref 
-           in <xref target="gana"/>, and within it registers the subdomain 
".gns.alt" for use with GNS in particular.
-           Groups wishing to create new alternative
-           namespaces that can be resolved using GNS <bcp14>SHOULD</bcp14> 
create their
-           alternative namespace under a label that names their namespace under
-           the ".gns.alt" pseudo-TLD.
-           The use of the suffix ".gns.alt" in local suffix-to-zone mappings is
-           <bcp14>RECOMMENDED</bcp14> in order to address the issues raised
-           above.
+           For use cases where GNS names may be confused with names
+           of other name resolution mechanisms (in particular DNS), the
+           ".gns.alt" domain <bcp14>SHOULD</bcp14> be used.
+           For use cases like implementing sinkholes to block
+           malware sites or serving DNS domains via GNS to bypass censorship,
+           GNS <bcp14>MAY</bcp14> be deliberately used in ways that interfere
+           with resolution of another name system.

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