A domain name can't be used if there is no DNS server delivering IP addresses for it. Of course it can exists on paper but it is of no use to access any service.
Contribute to the SSL Effort. Visit http://www.overbyte.be/eng/ssl.html -- [EMAIL PROTECTED] Author of ICS (Internet Component Suite, freeware) Author of MidWare (Multi-tier framework, freeware) http://www.overbyte.be ----- Original Message ----- From: "Rob Ashburn" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> To: "ICS support mailing" <firstname.lastname@example.org> Sent: Monday, October 30, 2006 3:21 PM Subject: Re: [twsocket] DNSLookup > >A domain name exists on the internet only when a DNS server is able to give > > an IP address. > > Hi Francois, > > Thanks for that, but what about detagged domains? The domain exists, but > doesn't have a registrar / DNS server associated with it. Is there any way > to tell the difference between a domain not existing and simply being > detagged, other than doing a WHOIS? And is that the only circumstance in > which a domain wouldn't have DNS servers listed? > > TIA, > > Rob Ashburn. > > -- > To unsubscribe or change your settings for TWSocket mailing list > please goto http://www.elists.org/mailman/listinfo/twsocket > Visit our website at http://www.overbyte.be -- To unsubscribe or change your settings for TWSocket mailing list please goto http://www.elists.org/mailman/listinfo/twsocket Visit our website at http://www.overbyte.be