[dns-operations] the thread of the week

Keith Mitchell keith at isc.org
Thu Aug 2 19:54:10 UTC 2007

Paul Vixie wrote:

>>> 3a) As far as I know, the root operators do not have a public 
>>> forum to discuss their services, there is no place for the public
>>>  to make requests of the root operators as far as service levels,
>>>  etc - and let me emphasize here "as far as I know." I do know of
>>>  http://www.root-servers.org/, but I am told that is not an 
>>> official representation of the root zone operator community. 
>>> There's no "contact us" link there, for instance.
>> Indeed.  I could rant on this for quite a bit, but I won't.
> i've long ranted about this myself.  perhaps if IANA had a mailing 
> list where the topic of root name service could be publically and 
> openly discussed, all the existing rootops (and hundreds of other 
> people) would join it?  or are we doing ok now that there's this 
> (dns-operations@) mailing list to use for that?

Happy to host such a public->rootops discussion list, or other forums,
here at OARC if it's felt by others (including IANA) this would be a
useful addition to existing lists.


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