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Re: named.root

  • From: David Freedman
  • Date: Tue Feb 05 09:33:44 2008

Well gosh, and there was me thinking that both would work together to make such a change :)

And there is suggesting

The root hints file (named.cache,, root.hints, ...) can be obtained via IANA's page for popular links (
which in turn points to [www|ftp]


Stephane Bortzmeyer wrote:
On Tue, Feb 05, 2008 at 12:25:52PM +0000,
David Freedman <[email protected]> wrote a message of 114 lines which said:

Shame its not made it to HTTP yet:

Nothing to do with the protocol but with the organization which manages the server:

$ lynx --source | grep AAAA is managed by ICANN.

$ lynx --source | grep "last update" is managed by Verisign.