@ At 05:23 PM 2/24/97 -0600, Jim Fleming wrote:
@ >If you are using the new TRUE Root Name Servers...
@ I can't change the whole Internet overnight. I obviously can resolve
@ myself since I go to my own DNS, not needing a root server. But
@ statistically, people have an even chance of hitting the Heretics.
@ Henceforth, the need to update it. I like the idea of a TXT record or a
@ page for contacts at www.root-servers.net Seem like logical solutions.
I also like the idea of using TXT records and the DNS system
in general for more "whois-like" functions. If you ask me, I will
provide more detailed proposals. I will not post them to this
list to keep the traffic to a minimum.
As for as "Heretics", I think the servers above are going to
be RFC 2010 compliant. It may not be good to resort to name
calling until you have read 2010.
Network Working Group B. Manning
Request for Comments: 2010 ISI
Category: Informational P. Vixie
Operational Criteria for Root Name Servers
Status of this Memo
This memo provides information for the Internet community. This memo
does not specify an Internet standard of any kind. Distribution of
this memo is unlimited.
This document specifies the operational requirements of root name
servers, including host hardware capacities, name server software
revisions, network connectivity, and physical environment.