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RE: Root zone change --

  • From: rdobbins
  • Date: Tue Sep 19 22:01:38 2000

Yes, in the common parlance, they're referred to as the 'root' servers.
Most technical people, including myself (unless we're being pedantic) refer
to them in the same way.

Roland Dobbins <[email protected]> // 818.535.5024 voice

-----Original Message-----
From: Nathan Lane [mailto:[email protected]]
Sent: Tuesday, September 19, 2000 5:36 PM
Cc: [email protected]
Subject: Re: Root zone change --

Randy Bush wrote:
> indeed!  but these date are not about root nameservers.
> randy

Indeed they ARE "root level" (i.e., the ones that have high visibility)
servers to any non technical corporate management.

I applaud the effort by the team at Network Solutions to keep us
informed of changes and outages, even those not under their direct
control.  Without DNS, this space doesn't work for 99.9% of the

-Nathan Lane
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.