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Re: TLD operations change

  • From: Simon Leinen
  • Date: Wed Aug 02 11:00:55 2000

>>>>> "kk" == Kurt Kayser <[email protected]> writes:
>> Effective zone serial number 2000080101,
>> ( will no longer be authoritatively answering for com,
>> net, org.  In its place ( will be
>> added as an authoritative server for com, net, org.

> Does this also mean, that there should be a new 'root-zone' that
> lists the new gtld-servers explicitly, instead the 'old'

No, as there is no change in the set of root name servers.

The set of gTLD (.com/.net/.org) nameservers has changed
( =>, but the gTLD servers don't
have to be preconfigured using a "hints" file---they are found using
regular DNS queries to the root servers.