[dns-operations] renesys blog: Identity Theft Hits the Root Name Servers

David Conrad drc at virtualized.org
Tue May 20 19:29:54 UTC 2008

On May 20, 2008, at 12:21 PM, Randy Bush wrote:
>> So why not memorialize a set of "golden" /32s and /128s in a BCP and
>> be done with it?  No more root hints file.  Yay!
> moving the root hints file to pdf will help exactly how?  :)/2

It would be fixed in code.  Think of it like the fixing in code of the  
port number for the DNS protocol.  The root server addresses, because  
of their unique requirements due to bootstrapping, would become  
(should have been defined as) part of the protocol.


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