On Wed, Apr 11, 2018 at 8:55 AM, Joe Abley <jab...@hopcount.ca> wrote:

> Hi Bob,
>
> On Apr 11, 2018, at 08:50, Bob Harold <rharo...@umich.edu> wrote:
>
> > In various places, like 4.3.  TSIG Record Format, "resolver and server"
> is used which seems a little vague to me, since I use TSIG between master
> and slave authoritative servers, neither of which is a resolver.  Would it
> make sense to use "sender and receiver" ?  Or 6.5.4. uses "client" and
> "server" and that would work, if used consistently everywhere.
>
> Since you can send and receive both responses and queries, I prefer
> "initiator" and "responder" to "sender" and "receiver". I think I
> first saw those terms used in one of Vixie's drafts, and I liked them.
>
> "Client" and "server" have semantic overtones (e.g. relating to end
> users and services) and I find them less precise unless the context is
> very clear.
>
>
> Joe
>

Agreed.   "initiator" and "responder" is better, I just could not think of
the right term.

-- 
Bob Harold
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