[gtld-tech] weirds bootstrap, was Search Engines Indexing RDAP Server Content

Hollenbeck, Scott shollenbeck at verisign.com
Mon Feb 8 11:51:21 UTC 2016

> -----Original Message-----
> From: gtld-tech-bounces at icann.org [mailto:gtld-tech-bounces at icann.org]
> On Behalf Of John Levine
> Sent: Sunday, February 07, 2016 11:33 AM
> To: gtld-tech at icann.org
> Subject: Re: [gtld-tech] weirds bootstrap, was Search Engines Indexing
> RDAP Server Content
> In article <56B740BA.6070208 at posix.co.za> you write:
> >It would be great if "old" gTLD's did the same thing.... and even
> >ccTLD's for that matter.
> We went through this in great length in WEIRDS, and I'd encourage you
> to review the mailing list archive.  We considered a bunch of in-band
> signals such as reserved names and SRV records, but we decided that we
> couldn't tell zone operators, particularly ccTLD zone operators, what
> to put in their zone files.  I'm not thrilled with what we came up
> with, but having written an IP address RDAP client I'm using in small
> scale production, I can report that it works fine and the coding is
> not difficult.
> I'd be happy if the gTLDs just kept the info in the IANA database up
> to date.  I'm looking at you, Verisign.

What exactly are you looking at Verisign for? We're not running any production RDAP services. When the time come to add information to the registry it will be taken care of.


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