Strange subdomain problem in BIND

Simon Waters Simon at
Tue Jun 18 14:29:54 UTC 2002

dbotham at wrote:
> Wow, it is amazing how many people have been able to register the domain
> "".

> My vote is that negetive caching is the problem, as Kevin Darcy has
> suggested.

Yes but if they had read enough to know to use "" for
examples, and the real domain names for problem reports, they
would also have read RFC2308 on negative caching.

RFC2308 is another readable RFC, unlike some we could mention.

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