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Joe Abley jabley at
Fri Sep 1 16:37:53 UTC 2006

On 1-Sep-2006, at 02:11, Martin Hannigan wrote:

> >You seem to be suggesting that ISPs run stealth slaves for these
> >kinds of zones. This may have been a useful pointer for ISPs in days
> >gone by, but I think today it's impractical advice.
> How so? Anyone can get a zone and turn up [a-m] on-net
> and outperform (response and uptime) many of the existing
> instances of root servers.

The root servers are easy; the zone is tiny and the update frequency  
is miniscule.

We were talking about TLD servers.


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