[ppml] Directory Services - Take 2
hannigan at verisign.com
Fri Jun 10 09:33:54 EDT 2005
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-ppml at arin.net [mailto:owner-ppml at arin.net]On Behalf Of
> Michael.Dillon at btradianz.com
> Sent: Friday, June 10, 2005 5:51 AM
> To: ppml at arin.net
> Subject: Re: [ppml] Directory Services - Take 2
> > ARIN shall publish the APID in the following methods using
> > industry standard practices:
> > - Via the WHOIS protocol.
> > - Via a query form accessible via the HTTP protocol.
> > - Via FTP to users who complete the bulk data form.
> > - Via CDROM to users who complete the bulk data form.
> > - Via the RWHOIS protocol.
[ SNIP ]
> Let's leave the details of physical media
> format between ARIN staff and the applicants. If someone
> wants to courier over a hard drive to get an Oracle
> dump file, it is none of our business.
It's inefficient to require the office to be able to handle
each and every exotic media request. Specifying them makes
sense for both them and the customers and sets a reasonable
> XML-encoding of the
> whois data.
I support this, and this.
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