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Re: Reasons why BIND isn't being upgraded

  • From: jamie rishaw
  • Date: Sat Feb 03 18:04:28 2001

On Sat, Feb 03, 2001 at 02:14:12PM -0800, Patrick Greenwell wrote:
> 
> I count 141 ICANN "fully: accrediated domain name registrars, with an
> unknown number of secondary registrars due to systems like OpenSRS.
> 
> These organizations collectively handle second-level name resolution for
> the overwhelming majority of the millions of .com, .net, and .org domains
> in use on the Internet. And while I haven't done a survey, I'd surmise
> that they overwhelmingly use BIND. 
> 
> Will these 141 organizations many of whose business relies on BIND be
> eligible for your fee-based list? Do they consitute providers of "critical
> infrastructure" in your eyes? 
> 

They're registrars.  The don't directly provide DNS in any more critical
a nature than any commercial DNS provider.

And, since they're commercial organizations using BIND in a commercial
aspect, I think they can cough up the money.


-- 
i am jamie at arpa dot com .. and this is my .sig.

core1.dns.microsoft.com# sho access-list 101
Extended IP access list 101
    deny udp any any eq domain (874572345872345 matches)





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