In article , wrote:
>Richard J. Sexton (At work) wrote:
>> In article <3F50B8BA.2DD3496F@tesco.net>,
>> Jonathan de Boyne Pollard wrote:
>>>WS> Alt roots [...] will never work for for the masses.
>>>WS> People are just not going to change their root-hints
>>>WS> file to point to non official root servers and that
>>>WS> should not be a recommendation.

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>> Nonsense. If you only want to see a part of the internet then
>> go ahead and use the US government controlled root servers.

>
>Internet ( big 'I' ) , it's by definition "what the 13 ietf rootservers say"


That's a new definition to me.

Who made this definition, and when?


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david parsons \bi/ It's certainly one of the dumber definitions I've
\/ ever seen.