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Re: KPNQwest ns.eu.net server.

  • From: John Payne
  • Date: Thu Jun 06 22:54:36 2002

On Thu, Jun 06, 2002 at 07:53:49PM +0000, bmanning@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?