[dns-operations] Updating named.root for the mere purpose of updating it?!

Carsten Schiefner dotberlin.cs at schiefner.de
Tue Oct 24 14:41:47 UTC 2017

Hi Duane,

On 11.09.2017 15:01, Carsten Schiefner wrote:
> [...]
> However, for reasons Doug outlines here:
> On 06.09.2017 07:54, Doug Barton wrote:
>> Generating no-content changes is a bad idea. It causes a lot of churn
>> for a lot of people, for no reason.
> may I suggest that VeriSign put this onto the "to be reviewed" list?

as such an "empty" update has reoccured again tonight:

<out ;       last update:     August 29, 2017
<out ;       related version of root zone:     2017082901
 in> ;       last update:     October 23, 2017
 in> ;       related version of root zone:     2017102301

I'd now like to put this on my official wishlist for christmas. :-)

Thanks & best,


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