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Fri Jun 7 05:17:51 CEST 2002
> > On Thu, Jun 06, 2002 at 07:53:49PM +0000, bmanning at karoshi.com wrote: > ... > > > I don't know of any official requirements. But RFCs 2182 and 2870 > > > offer good guidance. (Some of 2870 is root zone-specific, but most of > > > it would apply to a ccTLD server.) > > > > > > --Steve Bellovin, http://www.research.att.com/~smb (me) > > > > It is perhaps instructive to note that when RFC 2870 was written, (most of) > > the roots also hosted COM,NET,ORG. Considered properly, RFC 2870 is > > more targeted toward gTLD servers. ccTLDs have a moderately different > > focus, while root servers are distinct from either in their requirements. > > So how does the operation of gTLD servers differ from ccTLD servers, other > than perhaps more focus on geographical diversity? > number and distributions of registrations, legacy considerations that may reflect on legal issues, local policy issues that off the top of my head. .com vs .um -- for example. --bill
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