[dns-operations] old (historical) zone files ?

Stephane Bortzmeyer bortzmeyer at nic.fr
Tue Jun 18 21:16:35 UTC 2013

On Tue, Jun 18, 2013 at 11:03:30PM +0200,
 Marjorie <marjorie at id3.net> wrote 
 a message of 30 lines which said:

> Basically I am researching early Internet usage and I would be
> interested in (very) old zone files (or plain domain lists) from
> around between 1985 and 1990,

This is really old. You may have more luck on the
internet-history at postel.org mailing list

> Also, another side question. Is there an archive of the hosts.txt file ?

I copied some as links in my article
<http://www.bortzmeyer.org/608.html>. Otherwise, ask Elizabeth
Feinler and the Computer History Museum.

There was a BoF at the last IETF about that

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