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Considerations on the evolution of DNS root zone operation and management

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
Expired & archived
Authors Di Ma , Feng Han , Linjian Song
Last updated 2015-05-31 (Latest revision 2014-11-27)
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Given responsibilities and importance it bears, DNS root system architecture remains largely unchanged. Over the years, the topics together with some proposals of scaling the root have been discussed in various communities, trying to offer solutions or insights to a specific issue of DNS root operation. This document gathers and describes issues relating to the root zone operation and management and comb corresponding technical requirements for evolution directions of root zone operation and management in new groundwork.


Di Ma
Feng Han
Linjian Song

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