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    Operations of the root are important.
    by phoffman@proper.com on Tuesday February 25 2003, @09:52AM (#11242)
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    >Gee, thanks for the scare mongering.


    So, we should just let the problems fester until they become serious, then try to fix them? Some of us take the DNS a bit more seriously than that.


    >Is it just showing that it has 'clue' in this area and trying to win some points?


    Given how little clue the ICANN board has shown on technical topics, showing that you know something should give you points. Why didn't ICANN know about this years ago? Why didn't they fix it? Any zone administrator should have done a better job than this.

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    It is easy to check for this mismatch
    by KarlAuerbach on Tuesday February 25 2003, @03:18PM (#11248)
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    As an example of how easy it is to check for consistency between the delegated-from zone and the delegated-to zone take a look at http://www.paf.se/domain/ [www.paf.se]

    By-the-way, that checking is done using only normal net operations, no zone transfer is performed.

    Let's see, Patrik Fältström, is doing 10,000 such checks each day - at that rate he could check the validity of the roughly correctness of the delegations for all of the roughly 250 TLDs (including the ccTLDs) in much less than an hour.

    In fact, somebody over at ICANN could write a simple script to push all the TLDs through Patrik's script every now an then.
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    The Study is from Nominum, not ITU
    by rhill on Wednesday February 26 2003, @01:42AM (#11249)
    User #3320 Info | http://www.itu.int/ITU-T/
    As you can see by clicking on the link provided for the referenced study, the study has been made by Nominum and sumbitted to the ITU-T Workshop. The study has not been made by ITU.

    Richard Hill
    Counsellor, ITU-T SG2
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