[rfc-dist] BCP 155, RFC 5855 on Nameservers for IPv4 and IPv6 Reverse Zones

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        BCP 155        
        RFC 5855

        Title:      Nameservers for IPv4 and IPv6 
                    Reverse Zones 
        Author:     J. Abley, T. Manderson
        Status:     Best Current Practice
        Stream:     IETF
        Date:       May 2010
        Mailbox:    joe.abley at icann.org, 
                    terry.manderson at icann.org
        Pages:      12
        Characters: 23027
        See Also:   BCP 155

        I-D Tag:    draft-jabley-reverse-servers-01.txt

        URL:        http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5855.txt

This document specifies a stable naming scheme for the nameservers
that serve the zones IN-ADDR.ARPA and IP6.ARPA in the DNS.  These
zones contain data that facilitate reverse mapping (address to
name).  This memo documents an Internet Best Current Practice.

BCP: This document specifies an Internet Best Current Practices for the
Internet Community, and requests discussion and suggestions for 
improvements. Distribution of this memo is unlimited.

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