BIND started replying to queries for .com with .COM

Phil Mayers p.mayers at
Wed Mar 30 12:35:53 UTC 2016

On 30/03/2016 13:23, Tony Finch wrote:
> Phil Mayers <p.mayers at> wrote:
>> What is considered the source of the ownername for, say, "com."?
> It should be the root zone master file.

Doh, of course - brainfade, it should be the root.

I am mildly surprised that the root and TLD/2LD servers aren't doing the 
right thing here. It does make the impact of crazy case-sensitive 
downstream apps, combined with an "odd" cold-cache priming query, a bit 
more visible :o/

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