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Re: NSI Bulletin 098-010 | Update on Whois
- From: bmanning
- Date: Wed Sep 02 22:16:14 1998
> Why not use rwhois and distribute the load like DNS is? Let registerants
> decide if they want to provide rwhois support for their own domain(s) or
> if they want to delegate the task to the InterNIC to handle it.
> Gee... imagine being able to update data about your DNS domains immediately
> instead of having to wait for the InterNIC to process the request.
> Just my $0.02.
> Dan Watts
> Vitts Networks
Actually, you could kill two birds w/ one stone by keeping the data
in your inverse delegations. There has been some thought on this
which could double as a distributed IRR, esp. for those who have
trouble getting to/through those centralized databases.
A brief note on how this might be done may be found at:
if I might toot my own horn here. Note that this is similar
to, but does not go quite as far as the presentation given at
a recent NANOG mtg.