[dns-operations] a note on fetching the root zone using "dig"

Paul Vixie paul at redbarn.org
Thu Nov 1 17:00:03 UTC 2018

Anand Buddhdev wrote:
> On 01/11/2018 12:20, Ray Bellis wrote:
> ...
> IMHO, IDN output should default to off, even if dig is linked against
> libidn, and then whoever wants to see unicode can choose to do so with
> +idnout.

especially in the case of diagnostics tools, i very strongly agree with 
this. the fact that a malformed TLD name can break "dig . axfr" came to 
me as quite a surprise.

P Vixie

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