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Re: Root Servers Request

  • From: Paul Vixie
  • Date: Mon Feb 09 23:35:04 2004

[email protected] (Donovan Hill) writes:

> > thanks for your vote of confidence.  here are some facts you should know:
> >
> > 1. there are 13 root servers, not one.
> gah! I did mean plural. 

in that case i disagree.  no single entity should control all of the servers.

> > 2. isc already runs one (f-root).
> You should be the authority IMO.

i think the selection of the authority needs to be made by a wider
audience.  for example, by some assembly of icann.  the community
of interest in root name service is world wide, not north american.

> > 3. icann doesn't formally read nanog.
> Yeah. I think I'll send a letter.

or go to the next icann meeting in rome.  or both.
Paul Vixie