Stability of the Internet?

Stephen J. Wilcox steve at
Fri May 18 15:54:03 UTC 2001

Whether you agree or not, I'd of though that the issues of stability or
rather the problems created with setting up new roots was very obvious to
anyone of a technical background?

Example 1) Most of the Internet resolves one set of addresses, a subset
resolves a different set. Like dialling a phone number and it ringing a
different person depending on which phone company you use.


On Fri, 18 May 2001, Tim Langdell, PhD wrote:

> There has been much talk of the introduction of new TLDs -- either new
> ICANN/DoC ones or those of the likes of New.Net -- affecting the "stability"
> of the Internet. And yet so far on all the lists, not just this one, I have
> not seen a single example of how the "stability" would or could be affected
> by such introductions. Can anyone give me even one example?
> Tim

Stephen J. Wilcox
IP Services Manager, Opal Telecom
Tel: 0161 222 2000
Fax: 0161 222 2008

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