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Re: Registrar and registry backend processes.
On Tue, Jan 18, 2005 at 10:03:31AM +0100, Elmar K. Bins wrote: > firstname.lastname@example.org (Lionel Elie Mamane) wrote: >>> A nonprofit firm in Frankfurt, Denic eG, which manages Germany's >>> eight million registered .de domain names, has also indicated that >>> it is planning to bid. >> For what it is worth, some consider the .de whois server broken; >> see below. Let's note that the new RFC (3912) doesn't mention the >> "help methodology" anymore. > And some call this not broken but necessary. I can explain off-list, > if you like. >> $ telnet whois.denic.de whois >> Trying 188.8.131.52... >> Connected to whois.denic.de. >> Escape character is '^]'. >> ? >> domain: ? >> status: invalid > Which is defined in what RfC? RFC 954, which has recently (September 2004) been obsoleted by RFC 3912, which doesn't mention it anymore. -- Lionel