On Fri, Oct 24, 2008 at 08:14:42PM +1100,
Mark Andrews wrote
a message of 38 lines which said:

> Because the Atlas servers are based on old code and because
> there are delegations that only work in COM and NET because
> the servers promote glue to answer.

At the last OARC meeting in Ottawa
(september 2008), Matt Larson (Verisign) announced that ".com" and
".net" name servers will "soon" change to the proper behaviour (this
triggered a lot of applause).