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||Sun, October 7, 2001 at 6:33 PM GMT
||Microsoft Internet Explorer V5.5 using Windows 98
||WRONG! A records (glue) ARE in ALWAYS used in .com, .net, and .org...
Not sure where you get your information, because it's
wrong! .COM, .NET, and .ORG TLDs *use* A records (glue) for the associated name servers
of 2nd level domains - even for those located in other TLDs.|
On a related topic,
I've seen many ccTLDs do not use A records, but some ccTLDs do such as .AU do for
all associated name servers regardless of the TLD they're in.
Based on some
emails I've received regarding this matter as well as messages posted in the past
on the ICANN and related lists, the lack of A records (glue) pose a potential risk,
such as in the case of .INFO and .BIZ domains (and to be fair, also for many ccTLDs
too that don't use A records). Persons who chose to use .INFO or .BIZ domains for
critical applications *do so at their risk* until this problem is resolved.