[dns-operations] When TLDs have apex A records

Randy Bush randy at psg.com
Fri Jul 10 02:52:19 UTC 2009

> Your analogy would apply more to the IAB/IETF than ICANN.  Perhaps a  
> better analogy would be the FCC disallowing telephone companies from  
> redirecting all unassigned telephone numbers to directory services  
> (yeah, I know it's a flawed analogy).

you repeatedly distort the point.  no one is arguing for sitefinder.  so
please stop flaunting the bogeyman, he left town in his black helicopter.

jorge says it well

>> I do not believe that using wildcards on TLDs is a good practice,
>> unless you have a very good clue about what you are doing and the
>> consequences and side effects to others affected by it and how it
>> will change the expected behavior of DNS responses for particular
>> applications.
> And what happens when folks who run TLDs either do not have very good
> clues or, worse, have very good clues and are intentionally misusing
> the feature?

deal with the misuse.


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