Just got on this thing (perhaps very belatedly) - root server trouble?

Michael Shields shields at crosslink.net
Wed Feb 19 01:37:53 UTC 1997

> As was mentioned before, you shouldn't have to pay an ISP to have a domain
> name reserved.

I don't see why "having a domain name reserved" need be the same thing
as "having NS records in the root nameservers".  Why not just allow
registrations that reserve a domain administratively and simply have
it not exist in the DNS?
Shields, CrossLink.

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