[Opendnssec-user] OpenDNSSEC 2.0.1 - The SOA Serial Number

Havard Eidnes he at uninett.no
Mon Oct 10 17:26:45 UTC 2016

Picking a tangent:
> I want "datecounter" because "unixtime" ends (hopefully) within my
> lifetime - January 19, 2038 03:14:08 GMT - and its getting uncomfortably
> close.

Oh, "the wrap of 32-bit unixtime" should not be a worry: the SOA
version number uses serial number arithmetic for comparison -- the
number space is circular and not linear, ref. RFC 1982.

Datecounter wins on readability, though, hands down, as long as
you can use it.


- Håvard

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