[arin-ppml] ARIN Prop 314 - Clean up of NRMP section 2.17
drc at virtualized.org
Thu Jul 14 17:01:15 EDT 2022
> On Jul 14, 2022, at 12:26 PM, William Herrin <bill at herrin.us> wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 14, 2022 at 12:23 PM David Conrad <drc at virtualized.org> wrote:
>>> Although I'm not sure the ICANN document is accurate... I hadn't heard
>>> of IANA having anything to do with domain names.
>> Administration of the DNS root zone?
> Hi David,
> I understood that to be native ICANN (Internet Corporation for
> Assigned NAMES and Numbers) not an IANA (Internet Assigned NUMBERS
> Authority) function.P
No. IANA has always done names as well as numbers.
The ICANN document is accurate. The IANA is a set of functions, of which DNS root zone management is one. ICANN’s role (other than operating the IANA functions via its affiliate PTI) in the context of the DNS is largely to create (via the community) and administer (via contracts) policies for gTLDs.
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