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Re: more on lame-delegation.org, seems to waste IP space and DNS
From: william () elan net
Date: Tue, 17 Jun 2003 05:03:07 -0700 (PDT)

For all top-level domains you can register a domain and not have any
name servers specified for it. In whois it'll say exactly that - 
"no nameservers". 

I'd be very much against removing these domains from root zones entirely, 
but I maybe biased since I use these zone files for my own software.

On Tue, 17 Jun 2003, Leo Bicknell wrote:

In a message written on Mon, Jun 16, 2003 at 07:05:17PM -0700, william () elan net wrote:
If what they are doing is not ok, what would you propose?

This is a bit of a sideways step, but...

I'm sure a lot of people would like to be able to register a zone
and not point it at any nameservers, and not even have it appear
in the top level zone files.  Many people "sit" on a zone for many
reasons, and in most cases having to point them at a nameserver
just to register it is pointless and stupid.

If a domain could exist in that state, then these domains could
just have the lame name servers removed from their records, possibly
existing with no nameservers, until the owner pointed them at the
right place.

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