On Tue, 3 Dec 2002, at 13:49 [=GMT-0600], Stephen Sprunk wrote:
Thus spake "Eric A. Hall" <ehall(_at_)ehsco(_dot_)com>
on 12/2/2002 11:13 AM Stephen Sprunk wrote:
4/ high entry fees
Who will get the money?
Well, that'll certainly be needed, since the root registrar will need a few
hundred DNS servers to handle the volume of new queries in the root now that
you've made a flat namespace.
Not long ago it was mentioned here, that 98% of all queries to the
root-servers are typos etc, (NXDOMAIN replies). If there is a maximum
number of characters of 3, the traffic would not grow that much at
all, esp. since an NXDOMAIN is usually cashed shorter than a positive
answer. Whether a root-server has to answer: .cim doesn't exist, or:
.cim? go to a, b or c, it doesn't make much difference in load.