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

Paul Vixie paul at redbarn.org
Wed Dec 11 22:43:07 UTC 2019

Florian Weimer wrote on 2019-12-11 12:16:
> * Jason Livingood:
> The real question is whether any distribution will be a substantial
> improvement over what we have today with NSEC-based NXDOMAIN synthesis
> for the root.  I doubt it.

i am +1 to this comment, but in a way that requires explanation.

not only is that assertion doubtful, as you say.

but also, there is absolutely no evidence in favour of it.

so it's not merely doubtful, but also, arbitrary.

P Vixie

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