[dns-operations] I missed the announcement: .ARPA has beendeleted
Crist.Clark at globalstar.com
Tue Feb 16 20:35:09 UTC 2010
>>> On 2/16/2010 at 8:21 AM, Paul Vixie <vixie at isc.org> wrote:
> note that i would love to be able to express, in root server responses, that
> "not only does your qname not exist, but the tld that your qname is in does
> not exist either, and so if you just asked me for foo.local, please do not
> ask me for bar.local". and, i would like to be able to do this even without
> dnssec. ideally we could just send "local" (in this example) as the
> qname, but the way things have evolved the whole q-tuple has to match the
> original query, so that's out.
Isn't the information there already, even if it isn't used? If you
send a query for non-existent TLD, the you get the SOA record for
. in the auth section of the NXDOMAIN response. If the TLD existed,
but the next level didn't you get the SOA for the TLD, not the root.
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