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Re: whois broke again?
"Roeland M.J. Meyer" wrote: > > There has been plenty of complaints lodged. NameSecure happens to finally > have port 43 whois service running, for the first time. I don't mean to > sound like an apologist for NSI, but they've been having plenty of trouble > with SRS. I leave it as a value judgement as to the appropriateness of > rolling out code that doesn't pass the most basic of QA muster, and whose > design and architecture is protected by the most stringent and arcane NDA > that I've ever seen. > That's odd, it's supposed to be an internet-draft. Not that I've actually read it, but .... > The point; there's plenty of mud to go around. It's about time that you guys > got involved enough to fix it, instead of piss-and-moan. > That's right. We have redundant DNS root servers, why do we have a single point of failure in the whois? So, we need 5 volunteers to step up and be our chosen whois mirrors. WSimpson@UMich.edu Key fingerprint = 17 40 5E 67 15 6F 31 26 DD 0D B9 9B 6A 15 2C 32