[dns-operations] Documenting root slave operation Re: The (very) uneven distribution of DNS root servers on the Internet

David Conrad drc at virtualized.org
Thu May 17 20:02:39 UTC 2012


On May 17, 2012, at 12:51 PM, Andrew Sullivan wrote:
> What is this supposed to solve?

 From earlier in the thread:

> - increased resilience to DoS attack
> - reduced dependence on a single point (ok, 13 points) of failure
> - potentially improved performance
> - greater autonomy
> - reduced political whinage about not having a root server
> - greater openness and transparency

If I'm reading your comments correctly, you're suggesting the right answer is to not document best practices for slaving the root and let folks figure it out on their own?


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