Re: DNS: RE: [Fwd: NOTICE: .cc domain registrations]

Re: DNS: RE: [Fwd: NOTICE: .cc domain registrations]

From: Jeff Williams <jwkckid1§ix.netcom.com>
Date: Mon, 01 Jun 1998 10:32:09 +0100
Jean and all

Jean-Christophe Praud wrote:

> With non-central decision processes, the technical requirements for DNS
> management can be lowered, too. Making it easier for small organizations
> to play their role.
> The more people (servers) are involved in decision (DNS), the more
> stable and sure the system becomes...

  In principal I can agree with this.

>
>
> The Internet as a whole was built following this principle : a localized
> incident can't be allowed to crash all the network.

  Agreed.

>
>
> Can we accept that an InterNIC servers disruption (july '97) can destroy
> all the Net ?

  No.  But this problem was one time occurance.  It was mainly due to an
operator error.

>
>
> Jim Fleming wrote:
>
> > In the U.S. Government's IPv4 system, Jon Postel (aka IANA) will
> > have to look into all of this and make decisions. Governance is
> > centralized. The people out in other countries and the neighborhoods
> > do not have any say.
> >
> > In the IPv8 plan, the people in the G6 region and the people in the
> > same "neighborhood" get to make the decisions. Governance is
> > pushed outward and there is no central control needed.
> >
> > http://www.ntia.doc.gov/ntiahome/domainname/130dftmail/unir.txt
> >
> > You can place the decision making in small neighborhoods, where
> > the TLD administrators on each side of 6:156 help to arbitrate.
> >
> > 6:155     UNITED
> > 6:156     CC   (COCOS-(KEELING)-ISLANDS)
> > 6:157     PCN  (PITCAIRN)
> >
> > Or you can take a much larger view and attempt to have larger
> > countries such as Singapore and Indonesia help out.
> >
> > 6:138     SG   (SINGAPORE)
> > ...
> > 6:156     CC   (COCOS-(KEELING)-ISLANDS)
> > ...
> > 6:175     ID   (INDONESIA)
> >
> > G6 will be what people in that region make it into. with 256 TLDs
> > there should be an interesting mix of country-code TLDs and also
> > more generic TLDs. The names on the seats can easily be changed
> > to allow more regional choices. This change and the distributed
> > decision-making does not have to result in chaos. In my opinion
> > the key is to create a decision-making system that closely matches
> > what happens in real life, where land is used instead of cyber address
> > spaces.
> >
> > Jim Fleming
> > Unir Corporation - An H.323 GateKeeper for the IPv8 Network
> > http://www.unir.net
> > 0:196 .MALL
>
> --
> Jean-Christophe PRAUD - LUDEXPRESS  http://www.ludexpress.com
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> Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu n'gah Bill R'lyeh Wgah'nagl fhtagn

 Regards,

--
Jeffrey A. Williams
DIR. Internet Network Eng/SR. Java/CORBA Development Eng.
Information Network Eng. Group. INEG. INC.
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Received on Tue Jun 02 1998 - 03:20:52 UTC

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