[discuss] So-called alternate roots (was: Funding for developing economies as an Ig policy issue? was Re:[ ] Time to be ...)
mg at telepresse.com
Fri Jan 3 22:45:50 UTC 2014
At 00:01 03/01/2014, Andrew Sullivan wrote:
>On Thu, Jan 02, 2014 at 11:19:30PM +0100, Michel Gauthier wrote:
> > ICANN ICP-3 multi-root competition?
>If I may ask, what does it even possibly mean to talk of "multi-root"?
I am not a specialist Iike you. I just trust the people in charge and
use their words and expertise.
The people in charge (ICANN) state the "policy currently followed in
administering the authoritative root of the Domain Name System"
"provides a facility for future extensions that accommodates the
possibility of safely deploying multiple roots on the public
Internet" as "ultimately there may be better architectures for
getting the job done where the need for a single, authoritative root
will not be an issue".
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