Why do some parent NSs "lie" about delegation records?
bortzmeyer at nic.fr
Thu Jan 8 08:34:50 UTC 2004
On Wed, Jan 07, 2004 at 01:38:39PM -0600,
Len Conrad <LConrad at Go2France.com> wrote
a message of 50 lines which said:
> Is there some kind of religious war preventing agreement?
Verisign sent a press release bashing BIND and free software (work of
amateurs, the famous "200 techncial zealots") when they switched to
Atlas. A sufficient reason to endanger agreement :-)
> Why doesn't the organization that authorizes the registries impose a
> standard behavior?
ICANN? Whhhhhhhhhhaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa! You ask them to take
care of operations? Whhhhhhhhhhaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa again!
> BIND doesn't respond with delegation or glue records in the ANS
> section, but only in the AUTH or ADD sections.
Read my message again: BIND 8 did what you want. BIND 9 does not. When
we switched ns3.nic.fr from BIND 8 to BIND 9, the script of one
registrar broke, because of a division by zero (they used the number
of answers as a denominator in a division).
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