Handshake/HNS support (p2p DNS root)

Would it be possible to add Handshake as an alternative DNS root? I’d love to use it for my website with Cloudflare.

What is Handshake?

Handshake is a UTXO-based blockchain protocol which manages the registration, renewal and transfer of DNS top-level domains (TLDs). Our naming protocol differs from its predecessors in that it has no concept of namespacing or subdomains at the consensus layer. Its purpose is not to replace DNS, but to replace the root zone file and the root servers.

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This would be great - definitely second this!

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Seconding this! NextDNS (the only other trusted resolver in Firefox besides Cloudflare) already supports Handshake name resolution as well.

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I came here to ask a similar question - no need now, but would love to see it happen!

:crossed_fingers:

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Would love to here if it happens

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There is some common ground here to explore. Let’s make that happen.

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Would love to see this happen

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I would also really love to see a dialog open between the Handshake community and Cloudflare. Not only can Cloudflare provide important services to the new internet, but they are invited to participate directly in the blockchain project. From the Handshake Whitepaper:

Cloudflare, Inc. (DE, US) is a corporation doing fundamental research for
naming, caching, and certificate authorities. They are allocated 6,800,000 of the
initial token supply.

Cloudflare can claim the Handshake TLD .cloudflare and receive their HNS coin allotment.

More details:

https://hsd-dev.org/guides/claims.html

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I’ve spoke to Nick Sullivan a few times, online and in-person. I believe they’re looking into making their Name Claim, but for now there’s internal blockades while they figure out the legality around that.

Providing them as many resources, PoCs, and documentation as possible is probably the most we can do for now. That and keep making noise :).

@pinheadmz omg what I had no idea they were allocated 6.8M HNS! Would be awesome to see .cloudflare/ get claimed too :+1:, though noted on the legality stuff @mckie.

Regardless, great to see this already become a top 5 most upvoted Cloudflare suggestion of all time with minimal views too :raised_hands:.

Edit: Top 4 of all time now :smirk:

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Would be great if this can be added! Thanks!

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Would be a great integration to see Handshake support ! A path towards the future of web

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Voted for this some time back. Came back to check. I know may be it’s too soon, but personally, I miss this feature terribly.

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Support this - would love to see Cloudflare integrate and provide alternative internet access

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Yay, plz do it! Handshake is awesome

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To any Cloudflare team member that might see this - is there anything we can do as Cloudflare and Handshake community members to move this forward? Of course CF is a massive billion dollar company but if you guys need any help we are happy and willing to provide what you need if possible.

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Seconding this! Feel free to reach out to me via johnny(at)namebase.io, Namebase’s CEO via tieshun(at)namebase.io, or Namebase’s CTO via anthony(at)namebase.io.

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Definitely would love to see this.
Thanks Cloudflare in advance!

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Would love to see Handshake integration!

It’s amazing that so many people join this Community for the sole purpose of commenting on this thread!

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