[dns-operations] FreeBSD and the slaving of the root zone

David Conrad drc at virtualized.org
Tue Jul 31 20:08:51 UTC 2007


On Jul 31, 2007, at 12:29 PM, Roland Dobbins wrote:
>> I believe the only real mitigation to this sort of stuff is
>> decentralization.
> Of course - and the roots are decentralized, and are gradually
> becoming more so.

Some are, some aren't.

> All kidding aside, it seems to me that making a default behavioral
> change of this type in an OS without broader consultation isn't
> necessarily very wise.

Agreed.  Given the potential impact, it's actually fairly rude.


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