DNS Behavior

Mark Andrews Mark_Andrews at isc.org
Tue Oct 16 11:10:36 UTC 2007

>     It is the old behavior of all name servers. BIND 8 did the same. When
>     Verisign started to work on their name server software (Atlas,
>     strongly inspired by BIND 8), they copied this behavior and did not
>     change it afterwards.
> I seem to remember from a discussion with Verisign folks a couple
> of years back, that originally they did "the correct thing" but to
> went back to the BIND 8 behavior to lower the load on thair servers.
> Warning: my memory might be faulty
> 	jaap

That was the case.

Mark Andrews, ISC
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