[dns-operations] All NSs for a TLD being in the TLD itself

Frederico A C Neves fneves at registro.br
Thu Oct 24 15:13:17 UTC 2013

On Thu, Oct 24, 2013 at 04:59:36PM +0200, Marco Davids (SIDN) wrote:
> On 10/24/13 16:54, Paul Hoffman wrote:
> > The new records for one of the shiny new gTLDs are:
> > 
> > This works, of course, but it feels a bit fragile for me.
> To me it feels pretty lean and mean:
> http://trans-trust.verisignlabs.com/pix/xn--ngbc5azd.-names.png
> > Is there a history of this being unsafe? Of being more safe than NSs whose names are in other TLDs?
> That's almost a religious discussion, in my experience.

I would not say that, but because of the "over inclusiveness" of the
root glue policy, the use of out of zone names, makes no difference
for Paul's question perspective.


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