[Dnssec-deployment] dealing with broken TLD name servers
drc at virtualized.org
Thu Jul 1 18:22:25 EDT 2010
On Jul 1, 2010, at 3:15 PM, Jay Daley wrote:
> On 2/07/2010, at 9:12 AM, Kim Davies wrote:
>> In the mean time, when we run the tests internally, when we identify more serious brokenness we try to open up dialogue with the TLD on a one-on-one basis. Generally it gets resolves quickly, with the few chronic exceptions due to the fact we can't identify responsible people in the country that are in a position to fix the problem (i.e. the IANA contacts are all out of date).
> That's seems at odds with what David wrote:
Not really. We can (and do) notify folks that stuff is broken (when we can find valid contacts), but in many cases they don't/can't/won't fix it. At that point, there isn't anything we can do.
>> Again, personally speaking, but I don't think you'd get much argument from ICANN's IANA staff -- we see (and get notified) of a stunning amount of brokenness at the TLD level and it can be ... distressing to not do something to fix it.
> Is the difference between the two quotes above just one of measuring the level of seriousness? Is there a lot of unfixed brokenness outside of the few chronic exceptions or not?
Depends on your definition of brokenness.
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