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域名 RESTful Whois 服务器的开源参考实现 - 建议征求书

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ICANN 今天发布了一份建议征求书 [PDF, 183 KB],用于确定能够提供域名 RESTful Whois 服务器的开源参考实现的提供商。

2012 年 5 月 15 日,互联网工程任务组 (IETF) 设立了一个新的工作组来使基于 RESTful 的注册数据访问协议实现标准化。为了推进域名注册管理机构和注册服务商替代协议的评估和通过,ICANN 正在征求有关开源参考实现的建议。

Whois 服务及其在国际化注册数据方面的效力是 ICANN 的重要问题。ICANN 一直致力于推动这一领域的发展,并对技术群体在过去和现在的贡献表示赞赏;继续与技术和政策群体合作,以改善 Whois 服务。

从 2002 年开始,ICANN 的安全与稳定咨询委员会 (SSAC) 就发布了各种说明需要改进 Whois 协议、服务和数据架构的公告,最新发布的公告是 SAC 051 [PDF, 237 KB]:SSAC 关于域名 Whois 术语和结构的报告。SAC 051 总结了以往的公告,并建议 ICANN 机构群体评估和采纳替代协议,该替代协议支持查询和显示国际化注册数据以及处理过去的 SSAC 公告中有关此主题的相关建议。

受访者需要对此 RFP 作出回应,回复地址为:rws-opensource@icann.org。提交有关此 RFP 的问题的截止日期为 2012 年 6 月 5 日。ICANN 将对受访者在 2012 年 6 月 7 日前提交的所有问题进行解答。对此 RFP 的最终回应将在 2012 年 6 月 15 日截止。


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