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

Simon Munton Simon.Munton at cdns.net
Wed May 16 10:04:08 UTC 2012

> now that i've been reminded that the SOA timers are shorter than the
> update frequency and that no NOTIFY is required for up-to-date stealth
> slave service; and now that the root is signed, making it unlikely that
> stealth copies will be amended or that their namespaces will be
> overloaded with other stealth slaves... i agree with drc here. let's
> start encouraging widespread stealth slavery for the root zone.

I agree - I also think a formal documented infrastructure of first & 
second level ROOT slaves could be useful to spread the load - similar to 

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