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Re: Name Server Change-over completed

  • From: John Palmer (NANOG Acct)
  • Date: Sun Jun 30 20:48:39 2002

Sorry Paul, I guess you don't understand how those TLDTAG records
work.

Its no joke. 


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Paul Vixie" <vixie@vix.com>
To: <nanog@merit.edu>
Sent: Sunday, June 30, 2002 7:43 PM
Subject: Re: Name Server Change-over completed


> 
> > Hmm.. surely emailing everyone hoping for a quick change over for roots
> > on parts of a fragmented root namespace is just asking for the fragments
> > to fragment up some more?
> > 
> > :)
> 
> it's a joke.  i know it isn't april 1, so you have to look for subtleties.
> 
> > > For those of you who add the ORSC style TLDTAGS to your root zone,
> > > add these for EACH of the TLDs listed above
> > > 
> > > IN TXT       "<tldtag field='tel' value='+1 (312) 560-3934'>"
> > > IN TXT       "<tldtag field='url' value='http://www.biztld.net'>" 
> > > IN TXT       "<tldtag field='whois' value='inrs.adns.net/whois.php'>"
> > > IN TXT       "<tldtag field='org' value='AtlanticRoot Network Inc.'>" 
> > > IN TXT       "<tldtag field='poc' value='Leah Gallegos'>"
> > > IN TXT       "<tldtag field='email' value='info@adns.net>"
> 
> in this case, the suggesion that TXT RR's be put alongside NS RR's *above*
> the zone cut is your clue that the whole thing is a put-on.  i guess this
> author was being too subtle about it, so you didn't catch the humour.
> -- 
> Paul Vixie
> 





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