[dns-operations] Signing of the ARPA zone

Chris Thompson cet1 at cam.ac.uk
Mon Mar 22 11:29:46 UTC 2010

On Mar 22 2010, Doug Barton wrote:

>Assuming you have a point above (not sure you do, but let's assume),
>having 1 out of 13, and arguably one of the lesser-provisioned of the 13
>at that,

Why do you say that J.ROOT-SERVERS.NET is "one of the lesser-provisioned"?
According to the numbers at http://www.root-servers.org/ (which are probably
out of date, but still) it has anycast instances at 70 sites (63 of them
"global"), more than any other root server operator.

>         not subject to the DOS is of dubious value, for a variety of
>reasons that I can elaborate if desired. It would make more sense if
>only say half the roots were serving ARPA.

Chris Thompson               University of Cambridge Computing Service,
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