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RE: external issues in dns scalability (1995) (was Re: Namespaces)

  • From: Roeland Meyer
  • Date: Sat Mar 10 12:01:39 2001

Closing down COM, et al, isn't going to happen anytime soon. ... or is "King
Canute" your real name? Market forces are like the tides, they come and go.
The only choices are to work with them or drown.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: woods@weird.com [mailto:woods@weird.com]
> Sent: Thursday, March 08, 2001 9:29 AM
> To: Paul Vixie
> Cc: nanog@merit.edu
> Subject: Re: external issues in dns scalability (1995) (was Re:
> Namespaces)
> 
> 
> 
> [ On , March 8, 2001 at 07:43:37 (-0800), Paul Vixie wrote: ]
> > Subject: external issues in dns scalability (1995) (was Re: 
> Namespaces)
> >
> > All I can really say is: "I told y'all so."  Vadim, thanks 
> for reminding me
> > that there was a time when these problems were still soluble.
> 
> Wow.  Re-reading that paper now is like deja vu all over again!  Seems
> like it was many decades ago....
> 
> I think, IIRC, I agreed with many points you made back then (and
> especially the controversial ones like, avoidance of 
> government (except
> maybe the UN), closing .COM et al, the support of ISO country code
> domains, etc.), and I'm almost certain that I fully agree with all of
> them now.
> 
> Even though we sort of have shared-registry types of things happening
> now I'm not so sure it would hurt to go back to one registry per gTLD.
> 
> The problem is that it all hinges on closing down .COM, et al....
> 
> -- 
> 							Greg A. Woods
> 
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> Planix, Inc. <woods@planix.com>; Secrets of the Weird 
> <woods@weird.com>
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