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    Re:The 13 Root Servers No Longer Exist
    by bortzmeyer on Monday March 08 2004, @11:33PM (#13137)
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    Almost only BS in the anonymous message. Specially, people should note that anycasting the root name servers have been discussed a *lot* in many fora among DNS experts. There is a very wide consensus (among DNS experts, which do not include Jeff Williams and Jim Fleming) that anycast works fine and is a solution to many problems.

    ISC, "Hierarchical Anycast for Global Service Distribution",
    http://www.isc.org/tn/isc-tn-2003-1.html

    Daniel Karrenberg, "Distributing K-Root Service by Anycast Routing of
    193.0.14.129", http://www.ripe.net/ripe/docs/ripe-268.html

    RFC 3258, "Distributing Authoritative Name Servers via Shared Unicast
    Addresses"

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