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Re: Registrar and registry backend processes.
- From: Lionel Elie Mamane
- Date: Tue Jan 18 04:10:13 2005
On Tue, Jan 18, 2005 at 10:03:31AM +0100, Elmar K. Bins wrote:
> email@example.com (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 220.127.116.11...
>> 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.