Binary Labels in the Domain Name System, August 1999
- Canonical URL:
- File formats:
- HISTORIC (changed from PROPOSED STANDARD August 1999)
- Obsoleted by:
- RFC 6891
- RFC 1035
- Updated by:
- RFC 3363, RFC 3364
- M. Crawford
- dnsind (int)
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This document defines a "Bit-String Label" which may appear within domain names. This new label type compactly represents a sequence of "One-Bit Labels" and enables resource records to be stored at any bit- boundary in a binary-named section of the domain name tree. [STANDARDS-TRACK]
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.