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Re: returns NXDOMAIN for com.

  • From: Michael Shields
  • Date: Tue Aug 01 11:45:35 2000

> 	check carefully. most root servers are no longer
> 	authoritative for gTLDs.  The gTLDS are being moved
> 	to their own machines.

Yes, I know.  But g was returning *NXDOMAIN*.  It did not refer queries
to gTLD servers; it authoritatively claimed that com did not exist.  This
can and did can queries to fail and mail to bounce.