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RE: I've just tried new.net's plugin. Don't.
- From: Roeland Meyer
- Date: Thu Mar 15 13:10:30 2001
> From: Kevin Loch [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Thursday, March 15, 2001 9:21 AM
> So the plug-in does *not* change which dns server you query.
> if a query fails against your normal name server it
> just appends .newdotnet.net or, if that fails, makes stuff up.
> Of course if your regular resolver server was a UDNS server or
> Earthlink or an ISP that adopted the new.net TLD's you
> would have found an A record for pie.shop with or without
> the plug-in.
> This also means that if your reguler resolver server had
> your own private .shop zone (perhaps empty), that would
> take precedence for regular and plug-in queries for that TLD.
This is cute. It also means that, if your zone server carried the ORSC
root-zone, the SHOP TLD, in the ORSC root-zone, would take precedence.
Simon, maybe you don't have to talk to them at all <evil grin>. The best
defense is for ISPs to start carrying the ORSC zone file.