[dns-operations] D9.INFO.AFILIAS-NST.ORG

Florian Weimer fw at deneb.enyo.de
Sun Apr 20 10:39:46 UTC 2008

* Joe Abley:

> On 19-Apr-08, at 21:40, Randy Bush <randy at psg.com> wrote:
>> this is a technical list.  "change is actioned" would be interpreted  
>> by
>> most here, including i, as actually *done*.  especially as the rest of
>> your sequence was all the above layer seven handshakes too,
> David and crew will clearly know the current process with accuracy  
> that I cannot hope to emulate, but the general gist as I understand it  
> is that requests to change the root zone
> - are authenticated by the IANA
> - trigger technical checks by the IANA
> - trigger administrative checks by the US DoC
> - trigger technical checks by Verisign
> - result in changes to the root zone by Verisign

Out of curiosity, does this process also apply to legacy ccTLDs?

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