New DNS server

Stephane Bortzmeyer bortzmeyer at
Sun Mar 6 19:28:52 UTC 2005

On Fri, Mar 04, 2005 at 09:15:05PM -0500,
 Barry Margolin <barmar at> wrote 
 a message of 28 lines which said:

> > Other registries, like the ".fr" registry, never requires a name
> > server registration so, whatever the registrar, you do not have to
> > register name servers.
> How do glue records get into the .fr servers if you don't have to 
> provide the server information?

Sorry for my poor english. What I meaned was there is no separate name
server registration. Nameservers are recorded in the database only if
they are necessary (i.e. if they are in the zone they serve).

Said otherwise, name servers are not "first class objects" in the

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