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RE: The root nameservers will be replaced August 1st

  • From: Jim Fleming
  • Date: Wed Jul 17 15:43:48 1996
  • Encoding: 23 TEXT

On Wednesday, July 17, 1996 4:51 AM, Tim Salo[SMTP:salo@msc.edu] wrote:
<snip>
@ 
@ More interestingly, if someone wants to create an alternative set of
@ root servers, there is no particularly good reason for them to be located
@ at exchange points, (unless I am confused about what networks are all
@ about...).  True, servers at exchange points should exhibit greater
@ availability, but that is probably not the largest challenge faced by
@ alternative root servers.
@ 

These are very good points. I think that the exchange points
are just convienant co-location sites. Also, in the future, there
may be other services on those boxes that have not been
announced yet. It is useful to have the boxes in strategic
locations in advance of additional changes.

--
Jim Fleming
UNETY Systems, Inc.
Naperville, IL

e-mail: JimFleming@unety.net

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