[dns-operations] Who is xn--j1amh.? Well, the general problem...

Nishal Goburdhan nishal at afrinic.net
Thu Mar 21 05:12:46 UTC 2013

On 20 Mar 2013, at 5:01 PM, Joe Abley <jabley at hopcount.ca> wrote:
> On 2013-03-20, at 10:56, Paul Hoffman <paul.hoffman at vpnc.org> wrote:
>> On Mar 20, 2013, at 7:48 AM, Rick Wesson <rick at support-intelligence.com> wrote:
>>> Does the IANA have an announce list for new additions to the root, if
>>> not, maybe the community would benifit by IANA starting one.
>> s/new additions/all changes/
>> I mirror the root zone every night and do diffs, and have found that some of the changes (this TLD is now doing IPv6, this TLD now has half as many NS records, this TLD's nameservers moved from Randy to Woody, ...)
>> More appropriately to this thread: it would benefit the politics-watchers (and there are many out there) to have an announce list of changes to the whois data in the root.
>> This is a perfect application of Atom feeds, FWIW.
> It's not very reliable (the client I'm using seems to stall quite frequently, and I don't tend to notice promptly) but there's this:
>  https://twitter.com/RootChanges
> Not an IANA service, obviously, just a poorly-written hack. But it might be interesting to anybody who likes to skim the information deluge using twitter.

in that spirit,there's also:  https://twitter.com/ianawhois

thanks SB! 


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