[At-Large] whois, weirds, and slaves

McTim dogwallah at gmail.com
Sun Jan 20 13:32:18 UTC 2013

On Sat, Jan 19, 2013 at 10:37 PM, Holly Raiche
<h.raiche at internode.on.net> wrote:
> Hi John
> We are not going to worry about US history now.  What I am particularly concerned about is differentiated access and privacy. And all I can say is pity about WEIRDS.  I attended the WEIRDS briefing in Tornoto and have reread the slides as they were presented..  What was said then was about differentiated access amongst other things - including, and perhaps primarily, having a standard protocol for WHOIS - that doesn't exist now.

Isn't WHOIS a "standard protocol" itself?


"A name indicates what we seek. An address indicates where it is. A
route indicates how we get there."  Jon Postel

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