[dns-operations] The (very) uneven distribution of DNS root servers on the Internet

paul vixie paul at redbarn.org
Thu May 17 01:12:33 UTC 2012

On 5/17/2012 12:07 AM, Patrick W. Gilmore wrote:
> On May 16, 2012, at 18:45 , Randy Bush wrote:
>> my favorite is that some root server operators intentionally limit bgp
>> announcement scope, so it does not even follow net topology, let alone
>> geo.
> BGP has no notion of performance, latency, etc.  In most cases, limiting announcements of a dense and widely distributed anycast deployment can greatly improve global performance.

well, yes. that's why f-root intentionally limits its bgp announcement

> Put another way: Applying some intelligence to the announcements is far superior than following "net topology".

put yet another way, our route, our rules.


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