semi-OT: DNS issues for python.org (re-send)

Carl Banks imbosol at aerojockey.invalid
Sat Dec 20 04:18:26 CET 2003


Ben wrote:
> Hi all,
>        I'm seeing a lot of "lame server" messages from my name server
> when trying to resolve mail.python.org and neither my name server
> (devious.adversary.org) nor those of my upstream
> (yarrina.connect.com.au & warrane.connect.com.au).  In fact, one of my
> upstream's caches (yalumba.connect.com.au) is locating what appears to
> be invalid nameservers for python.org.
> 
> Yalumba believes python.org's nameservers are ns53.worldnic.com &
> ns54.worldnic.com.  While tracking back from UltraDNS points to
> ns.xs4all.nl & ns2.xs4all.nl.
> 
> So does anyone know if there are currently any registration or
> delegation issues with python.org or if they are seeing similar things
> elsewhere?


Creepy.  A whois search said that python.org wasn't registered....
Good thing Python's trademarked.

As a workaround, the web page is accessible at pythonlabs.com.  Not
sure if mail is.


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