Comment 34 for bug 94940

Andreas Gustafsson (gson) wrote :

> Is there a reason why requests that get NXDomain responses are retried? I can't think of a situation where that would be what you'd want, but maybe I'm missing something.

Speaking as a long-time participant in the standardization of the DNS protocol, I can assure you that retrying a request that gets an NXDomain response is always the wrong thing to do.