[lir-wg] DNSSEC training WHY?
Hank Nussbacher hank at att.net.il
Thu Aug 15 13:35:56 CEST 2002
At 01:28 PM 15-08-02 +0200, Pim van Pelt wrote: >On Thu, Aug 15, 2002 at 12:08:34PM +0100, Stephen Burley wrote: >| Hi >| Could someone please tell me WHY we are running free training courses >| for DNS? Training how to interact with the NCC and DB i understand, but dns >| i do not. Who made the descision to implement this training and what grounds >| are there for doing this? > >As a former student in one of the DNSSEC courses (actually, I have also >given one with Olaf Kolkman) I very much welcome the active role of the >RIPE folk educating the community with new technological features which >might be otherwise implemented/deployed in a wrong way. > >I think it is a goal of RIPE to enhance the exchange of expertise and >see them in an educating role for their service region. Then why not give free courses on multicast, MPLS, or XML? >I must add though, that this course is not a DNS course. It aims >specifically at deploying DNSSec, rolling over keys, signing zones and >what you can expect with the (until so far) not so well documented >software available on the marketplace today. > >May I ask what exactly is your problem with this type of education ? By giving free courses, RIPE is using its member fees to subsidize functions that are not in its main charter of business. -Hank >Perhaps it is tie that RIPE takes part in more training/education >aspects such as IPv6 deployment. > >groet >Pim > > >-- > __________________ >Met vriendelijke groet, /\ ___/ >Pim van Pelt /- \ _/ Business Internet Trends BV >PBVP1-RIPE /--- \/ __________________
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