DNS Root Name Service Protocol and Deployment Requirements

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Authors Marc Blanchet  , Lars-Johan Liman 
Last updated 2013-07-10 (latest revision 2013-06-10)
Replaced by RFC 7720
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The DNS Root Name service are a critical part of the Internet architecture. The protocol and deployment requirements expected to be implemented for the DNS root name services are defined in this document. Operational requirements are out of scope. This document obsoletes and reclassifies RFC2870 as Historic.


Marc Blanchet (Marc.Blanchet@viagenie.ca)
Lars-Johan Liman (liman@netnod.se)

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