[dns-operations] conspiracy theories?

T.Suzuki tss at reflection.co.jp
Tue Apr 22 05:43:05 UTC 2008

On Tue, 22 Apr 2008 00:03:41 -0400
Edward Lewis <Ed.Lewis at neustar.biz> wrote:

> At 9:39 +0900 4/22/08, T.Suzuki wrote:
> >For example, AC,IO,SH,TM were in dangerous state for several years.
> >Then, IANA should have known it in Aug 2005.
> >Finally, the mistake was corrected in May 2007.
> >
> >Is this a conspiracy ?
> Perhaps IANA "should have known" about it, but if so, what does IANA do?

You said. The Registry of those TLDs did not take any action to IANA. Right ?
They also should have known in 2005-2006.
What was the problem about the delay ?

> Do you think IANA should be the caretaker, an overseer, an enforcer 
> of a code of operations?  Or is IANA's role to be a neutral, central 
> registry that levies no requirements on the participants?

I agree the neutrality, but...

> When I notice an inconsistency, my first contact is to the technical 
> contact for the child, then the administrative contact, then a report 
> to IANA if nothing is fixed along the way.  I don't go to a public 
> list while doing this, for a few reasons.
> One reason is to respect the professionalism of the organization 
> involved. 

Can I respect ? Mmm...

> And remember the Internet motto - innovate at the fringes!

The fringes lost the motto an the professionalism.


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