[dns-operations] Questions on DNS Flag day 2020 proposal

Ondřej Surý ondrej at sury.org
Mon Jun 17 10:15:01 UTC 2019

> On 17 Jun 2019, at 10:49, Jim Reid <jim at rfc1035.com> wrote:
>> On 17 Jun 2019, at 09:23, Davey Song <songlinjian at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Do we really need a flag day to threaten people who may confront a service outage or performance degradation.
> If that’s the only way to get their attention and actually take corrective action, then yes - we do. If you have other suggestions on how to get that result, let’s hear them!

The situation in DNS is sort of “Tragedy of the commons” problem and I am actually proud that the DNS community has been able to start “self-regulating" itself.  Also see https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-iab-protocol-maintenance/ that has more lengthy description of a general case.

Ondřej Surý
ondrej at sury.org

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