[dns-operations] .nz DNSKEY encoding

Edward Lewis Ed.Lewis at neustar.biz
Thu Jan 19 20:23:03 UTC 2012

At 8:07 -0500 1/19/12, Bill Owens wrote:
>On Thu, Jan 19, 2012 at 05:12:52PM +1300, Sebastian Castro wrote:
>>  Dear fellow DNS operators:
>>  Back in December, we sent a notice to the NZNOG (New Zealand Network
>>  Operators Group) mailing list explaining the particularities of the
>>  encoded representation of .nz DNSKEY,  where the first 6 characters are
>>  "BAABAA" instead of "AwEAAb"
>You're saying there is no connection between "BAABAA" and this?

Sorry, Sebastian, but in my informal survey, no one is buying the 
it's-the-result-of-a-software-bug story.  BAABAA?  No way, can't be a 


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