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   RE: [xml-dev] Google as Big Brother

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> Yes, DNS is centralized. Thus the ICANN mess.

Hmm, I think there is a false binary here.  DNS is "more centralized
than some people would like".  DNS is also "less centralized than

> is pretty clear that having one central point of failure for the
> Internet is "enough". A second one would have to add value comparable
> the domain name system and UDDI demonstrably doesn't.

That wasn't the question, though -- the question was about why you would
characterize DNS as "centralized" and Google as "decentralized".  I
don't think that's a defensible characterization, and in fact is
backwards in spirit.


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