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Re: [ICANN-EU] Re: questions for candidates

On Mon, Aug 14, 2000 at 07:34:42PM +0200, Florian Laws wrote:
> > * Marc Schneiders wrote:
> > >Since ICANN board members are expected to have some technical knowledge
> > >why not persue this matter a little further? Can you explain how you
> > would
> > >do this "accounting"?
> > 
> > Every request can be logged or counted. No problem.
> How do you deal with caching name servers that effectively hide requests
> from the accounting servers?

Based on statistical estimates. The same procedure is used for representative
hit counters of web pages.

Obviously there is a solution to get every hit (set the TTL to less than 10),
but this is as anti social as the misuse of the Expire HTTP Header.