[dns-operations] stealth slaving the root zone

McTim dogwallah at gmail.com
Wed May 16 19:19:37 UTC 2012

On Wed, May 16, 2012 at 3:11 PM, Jim Reid <jim at rfc1035.com> wrote:
> On 16 May 2012, at 18:07, Joseph S D Yao wrote:
>> On Wed, May 16, 2012 at 09:31:29AM +0100, Jim Reid wrote:
>> ...
>>> easily serve a zone containing a few million names. [And FWIW I very
>>> much doubt the vanity TLD madness will continue long enough for the
>>> root zone grow to anywhere like that size: maybe a few thousand new
>>> TLDs at most.] There are of course non-trivial problems making every
>> Jim, if vanity has started to have bounds, I've not been aware of it.
> True. However the $186k entrance fee and other unavoidable costs will set
> some limits.

Isn't that the point of a barrier to entry? ;-)


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route indicates how we get there."  Jon Postel

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