On Wed, Aug 27, 2008 at 4:55 PM, Pádraig Brady <P at draigbrady.com> wrote:
> I was worried about the latency of contacting a root server.
> Also I'm not sure what processing is required for these servers
> to do a lookup.
Remember that all points in the chain are cached; most queries will not be
going to the root servers, as your nameserver will have cached the list of
nameservers for "com", "org" etc. also. And if you make multiple queries
for systems inside the same domain, the NS records for that domain will also
[OpenDNS] do have a lot of control at the moment,
> and they resolve google to their own servers,
> but that's for benevolent reasons they say:
They would say that, wouldn't they? Personally, I think that returning
results which are deliberately different from what the domain owners have
specified is evil, full stop.
Colm Buckley / colm at tuatha.org / +353 87 2469146
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