[gtld-tech] Draft updated PDT specs and request for feedback

Luis E. Muñoz lem at uniregistry.link
Thu Jul 30 04:14:07 UTC 2015

On 29 Jul 2015, at 19:10, Kal Feher wrote:

> PDT_Whois_TC_Web:
> WhoisWeb01 – There is no explicit or implied requirement for HTTPS 
> for web based whois in the Registry Agreement or the clarifications 
> announcement. The lack of HTTPS should not be cause for a warning. The 
> previous PDT_Whois_TC_Web document (E) had HTTPS as optional and I’m 
> not aware of any recent approved policy which overrides this. Perhaps 
> the pdtwhois.xml file should include an element stating whether HTTPS 
> is supported or not. If it is, then the criteria for PASS, WARN and 
> FAIL can remain unchanged. If HTTPS is explicitly not supported, then 
> HTTPS testing should be limited to confirming that it is in fact not 
> available.

I think that if no support is claimed, then it should not be tested at 

Luis Muñoz
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