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

Paul Hoffman phoffman at proper.com
Thu Nov 1 17:34:51 UTC 2018

On 1 Nov 2018, at 10:00, Paul Vixie wrote:

> 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.

Just to be clear, the TLD xn--cg4bki (삼성) has been in the root zone 
for quite some time. The name is not malformed.

As you said in an earlier message on this thread, the problem is that 
one of your tools changed out from underneath you.

--Paul Hoffman

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