[gtld-tech] RDAP Bootstrap Mechanism for EPP Repository Identifiers?

Andrew Newton andy at hxr.us
Wed Aug 3 13:51:53 UTC 2016

On Wed, Aug 3, 2016 at 3:51 AM, Klaus Malorny <Klaus.Malorny at knipp.de> wrote:
> From my perspective, there is no ultimate need for this, but it may easily
> be that I miss valid use cases.

I can't speak for the domain space, but in the RIR world some people
tend to memorize their organization and contact ids. Some, but
certainly not all.

> OTOH, what is the purpose of the enforcement
> of unique ROIDs and the IANA registry for the suffixes then? Do the NSA and
> FBI need them?

If registry .bar and registry .baz both formulate the ROID "foo", then
foo.bar and foo.baz could be used to distinguish who has what.


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