root name servers

Paul A Vixie paul at
Mon Jul 31 03:53:33 UTC 1995

> I think there may be a bit of confusion here.  There is a plan to compress
> the root cache, making it appear to be a single, multi-homed machine. 

Nope.  Mr. IANA wanted it to appear to be different machines.  We're just
moving them all into a single domain and giving them short base names.  This
will result in nearly the same maximum number of root servers as your original

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