Re: [dnsext] MaraDNS and NXDOMAIN/NOERROR on non-terminal nodes

Edward Lewis <Ed.Lewis@neustar.biz> Mon, 25 April 2011 13:25 UTC

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Date: Mon, 25 Apr 2011 09:23:32 -0400
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At 14:11 -0500 4/23/11, Sam Trenholme wrote:

>To summarize:  Let us suppose we have the DNS name
>www.sub.example.com, but, for whatever reason, sub.example.com does
>not exist.

By definition, a domain name with subdomains exists.  If there is a 
"www.shortname", then "shortername" exists.

RFC 4592, section 2.2.3.

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