[Yeti DNS Discuss] Yeti Root Server Glue

Shane Kerr shane at biigroup.cn
Thu May 28 21:52:57 UTC 2015


On Thu, 28 May 2015 15:32:43 +0200
Stephane Bortzmeyer <bortzmeyer at nic.fr> wrote:

> On Tue, May 26, 2015 at 03:16:04PM -0700,
>  Paul Vixie <paul at redbarn.org> wrote 
>  a message of 22 lines which said:
> > i think that the creation of "top level names" requires a huge
> > circle of consensus. adding an _ to it i think makes that consensus
> > less likely.
> OK, and a name which is the MD5 of a random sentence?
> * there is no risk of collision with a possible future TLD
> * names of root name servers in the hints file are not handled by
>   humans so it's not a problem if the name is complicated

Not a bad idea. Or we could prepend something like "yn--" (that's for
"Yeti Name"). ;)


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