[dns-operations] Missing .us and GTLD records??

Luis Uribarri uribarri at alum.mit.edu
Thu May 20 01:45:23 UTC 2010

So you are saying that all IPv6 netowkrs are interconnected and 

You are also saying that as a GTLD operator who provides a globaly 
available mission critical service it is ok to provide such service to 
the majority of the internet with a potential 2 out 9 failure rate for 
those wo do not or cannot get IPv6 to work.

Also, a significant portion of the internet does not use BIND as a 

On Wed, 19 May 2010, Chris Adams wrote:

> Once upon a time, Luis Uribarri <uribarri at alum.mit.edu> said:
>> If the resolver "thinks" it has IPv6 (but does not because of transport)
>> there will be failure 2 out of 9 times on resolution which the resolver
>> will have to compensate.
> So if somebody has a misconfigured system, nobody is allowed to publish
> IPv6 records?  They will have other problems anyway if they have
> misconfigured their networking; the answer is to fix the system.
> IIRC doesn't BIND keep track of failures and not re-use them as often
> anyway?
> -- 
> Chris Adams <cmadams at hiwaay.net>
> Systems and Network Administrator - HiWAAY Internet Services
> I don't speak for anybody but myself - that's enough trouble.

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