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Re: Upcoming change to SOA values in .com and .net zones
Alexander Kiwerski wrote: > > On 7 Jan 2004 @ 15:25 PST Richard DG Cox wrote: > > >|On 7 Jan 2004 23:02 UTC Frank Louwers <email@example.com> wrote: > >| > generated twice per day, so NN is usually either 00 or 01.) > >| > January 1970.) For example, a zone published on 9 February 2004 might > >| > have serial number "1076370400". The .com and .net zones will still > >| > be generated twice per day, but this serial number format change is in > >| > preparation for potentially more frequent updates to these zones. > > > >| stuid question > > > >Yup! > > > >| but isn't 2004010101 (today) > 1076370400 (9 Feb 2004)? > > > >Nope! > > > >>> The new format will be the UTC time at the moment of zone generation > >>> encoded as the number of seconds since the UNIX epoch. > > ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ > > > >... and not as YYYYMMDDHHMMSS or any contracted version thereof! > > Um, isn't the serial number in a zone file read in by BIND as a standard > integer? If so, then 2004010101 (date format serial) would be > 1076370400 > (UTC serial number) when compared wouldn't it as they are both 10 digit > integers.....? And from the stupid question file, is 1912 a standard? (RFC Editor says it is "Informational".