[linux-elitists] FUD watch -- softwarechoice.org

Eric Murray ericm@lne.com
Wed Aug 28 12:02:56 PDT 2002


On Wed, Aug 28, 2002 at 02:47:59PM -0400, Shawn McMahon wrote:
> One Wed, Aug 28, 2002 at 11:45:43AM -0700, Don Marti said:
> > Did softwarechoice.org just disappear or am I an id10t?
> 
> bash-2.05a$ dig @208.252.144.2 www.softwarechoice.org
> 
> ; <<>> DiG 9.2.1 <<>> @208.252.144.2 www.softwarechoice.org
> ;; global options:  printcmd
> ;; Got answer:
> ;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: NOERROR, id: 946
> ;; flags: qr aa rd ra; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 1, AUTHORITY: 0, ADDITIONAL: 0
> 
> ;; QUESTION SECTION:
> ;www.softwarechoice.org.                IN      A
> 
> ;; ANSWER SECTION:
> www.softwarechoice.org. 3600    IN      A       65.245.67.100
> 
> ;; Query time: 115 msec
> ;; SERVER: 208.252.144.2#53(208.252.144.2)
> ;; WHEN: Wed Aug 28 14:47:08 2002
> ;; MSG SIZE  rcvd: 56
> 

Looks like it's in your DNS cache still, but its expired elsewhere:

ericm(pts/11)> dig www.softwarechoice.org a

; <<>> DiG 8.2 <<>> www.softwarechoice.org a 
;; res options: init recurs defnam dnsrch
;; got answer:
;; ->>HEADER<<- opcode: QUERY, status: NXDOMAIN, id: 4
;; flags: qr rd ra; QUERY: 1, ANSWER: 0, AUTHORITY: 1, ADDITIONAL: 0
;; QUERY SECTION:
;;      www.softwarechoice.org, type = A, class = IN

;; AUTHORITY SECTION:
org.                    3H IN SOA       A.GTLD-SERVERS.NET. NSTLD.VERISIGN-GRS.COM. (
                                        2002082800      ; serial
                                        30M             ; refresh
                                        15M             ; retry
                                        1W              ; expiry
                                        1D )            ; minimum






NSI says that their entry expired 21-Aug-2002.
I won't bore you with the whois output.


> Let us know your new @aol.com email address, Don.  :-)


Got your PSUVAX address yet Shawn?  :-)


Eric




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