[dns-operations] root? we don't need no stinkin' root!

Florian Weimer fw at deneb.enyo.de
Wed Dec 11 20:14:43 UTC 2019


* Stephane Bortzmeyer:

> It doesn't matter. Everything is done in a few days. For a resolver
> updating its copy of the root every month, this is enough to break
> things.

Agreed.  A fancy distribution protocol would be needed instead.

(I see parallels here with compiler changes where people claim
“neglible performance overhead” when it's around 5%, which in reality
can translate into a reversal of many years of work on the
optimizers.)



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