About.com/NYTimes admins about?

From: Christopher Morrow (no email)
Date: Fri Sep 26 2008 - 22:13:46 EDT

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    Is there perhaps an about.com/nytimes.com admin around? I was
    wondering if they perhaps knew that their loadbalancer for
    www.nytimes.com is fairly broken wrt answering AAAA queries:

    (who's NS for nytimes.com)
    dig NS nytimes.com +short
    ns1t.nytimes.com.
    nydns2.about.com.
    nydns1.about.com.

    (who do they think is the NS for www.nytimes.com)
    dig www.nytimes.com @ns1t.nytimes.com. NS
    ;; QUESTION SECTION:
    ;www.nytimes.com. IN NS

    ;; AUTHORITY SECTION:
    www.nytimes.com. 60 IN NS nss1.sea1.nytimes.com.
    www.nytimes.com. 60 IN NS nss1.lga2.nytimes.com.

    (what is the AAAA for www.nytimes.com ?? )
    dig www.nytimes.com @nss1.sea1.nytimes.com. AAAA
    ;www.nytimes.com. IN AAAA

    ;; AUTHORITY SECTION:
    . 3600000 IN NS k.root-servers.net.
    . 3600000 IN NS l.root-servers.net.
    . 3600000 IN NS m.root-servers.net.
    . 3600000 IN NS a.root-servers.net.
    . 3600000 IN NS b.root-servers.net.
    . 3600000 IN NS c.root-servers.net.
    . 3600000 IN NS d.root-servers.net.
    . 3600000 IN NS e.root-servers.net.
    . 3600000 IN NS f.root-servers.net.
    . 3600000 IN NS g.root-servers.net.
    . 3600000 IN NS h.root-servers.net.
    . 3600000 IN NS i.root-servers.net.
    . 3600000 IN NS j.root-servers.net.

    ;; ADDITIONAL SECTION:
    k.root-servers.net. 3600000 IN A 193.0.14.129
    l.root-servers.net. 3600000 IN A 198.32.64.12
    m.root-servers.net. 3600000 IN A 202.12.27.33

    ;; Query time: 89 msec
    ;; SERVER: 170.149.172.35#53(170.149.172.35)

    wha??? <ricky voice>Lucy, your loadbalancer is foobar'd</ricky voice>

    In an effort to make v6 things work a tad better in this hostile
    world, could the NYTimes folks let us know what sort of LB that is?
    and why it wants to not be a good Intenet Citizen??

    -Chris


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