[dns-operations] Strange goings on with two domains
daniel at digsys.bg
Mon Oct 22 08:13:25 UTC 2012
On 19.10.12 00:57, Andrew Sullivan wrote:
> When you delete names in EPP, you are not allowed to delete the name
> if any subordinate host objects still exist. You cannot delete a host
> object if there is something using that host object as a name server
> (the host is linked).
Poor data model, that unfortunately went (by example) into an widely
used protocol and was thus implemented by so many registries...
What you saw Melbourne IT doing is attempts to work around the data
model. If they don't do this, an "service provider" domain is
essentially irremovable. Both are of course bad.
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