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Re: Spain was offline

  • From: Joe Abley
  • Date: Fri Sep 01 12:39:53 2006

On 1-Sep-2006, at 02:11, Martin Hannigan wrote:

>You seem to be suggesting that ISPs run stealth slaves for these
>kinds of zones. This may have been a useful pointer for ISPs in days
>gone by, but I think today it's impractical advice.

How so? Anyone can get a zone and turn up [a-m] on-net
and outperform (response and uptime) many of the existing
instances of root servers.
The root servers are easy; the zone is tiny and the update frequency is miniscule.

We were talking about TLD servers.