[Bitcoin-development] Fwd: [BIP 15] Aliases

Kyle Henderson k at old.school.nz
Thu Dec 15 04:56:52 UTC 2011


Just so we're clear, what is the need for HTTP at all?

A query for a string and an answer can all be handled via DNS.

On Thu, Dec 15, 2011 at 4:57 PM, Zell Faze <zellfaze at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Could we combine this proposal and the HTTPS proposal?
>
> The DNSSEC TXT record could give instructions on how to query an HTTPS
> server to get the address.  Then we get the dynamism of HTTPS without
> having a rigid URL scheme for querying the server along with the advantages
> of DNSSEC.
>
>
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