[dns-operations] Update: Problem in Costa Rica 14 Sept.

Stephane Bortzmeyer bortzmeyer at nic.fr
Tue Sep 27 13:53:15 UTC 2011

On Tue, Sep 27, 2011 at 09:35:46AM -0400,
 Warren Kumari <warren at kumari.net> wrote 
 a message of 43 lines which said:

> There was a really well known zone (root? .arpa? something) that had
> something exactly like that at the end of the zone, and I seem to
> remember it was not a TXT record (maybe an HINFO?).

The root. And it was a TXT for the name


It disappeared during the great reorganisation of the root zone on

There have been a lot of fuss about it
(it was a time where ICANN was claiming that adding even one TLD to
the root could destroy the whole known world).

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