from the internet-would-be-fine-if-it-weren't-for-users dept.
LEPP writes "Scientists at the San Diego Supercomputer Centerfound that 98% of the DNS queries at the root level are unnecessary. This doesn't even take into account the 99.9% of web pages suck or are unnecessary anyways. This means that the remaining 2% of necessary DNS queries are probably not necessary either."
"An idealist is one who, on noticing that a rose smells better than a
cabbage, concludes that it will also make better soup." - H.L. Mencken