[Yeti DNS Discuss] We need your opinion Re: New servers added to Yeti testbed

João Damas joao at bondis.org
Tue Apr 19 07:56:45 UTC 2016

> On 19 Apr 2016, at 05:28, Davey(宋林健) <ljsong at biigroup.cn> wrote:
>> 在 2016年4月18日,16:35,João Damas <joao at bondis.org <mailto:joao at bondis.org>> 写道:
>> If I understand this correctly you are saying that servers made available by BII, whether operated directly by BII or delegated to other parties will be named as a-e.$chosen_domain, operating as anycast instances of one of those 5 letters.
> The server is not delegated. it is donated to the project for short term.

I am not sure that makes it better. Having more than one party involved in running the same name, which is what the user sees, has the potential to make events like loss of synchronicity more likely and debugging them harder.

> If more individual qualified participants join the network, this server will be reclaim to maintain the number 25. 


>>  I would just caution everyone to really examine the perils of delegated anycast
> These servers are expectd pull the zone directly from DM independently. No worries. 

I guess the key word here is “expected”


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