17 May '12, 1am

Open-Source Reference Implementation of a Domain Name RESTful Whois Server - Request for Proposals

ICANN is issuing today a Request for Proposal [PDF, 183 KB] to identify a provider capable of providing an open source reference implementation of a Domain Name RESTful Whois server. On 15 May 2012, the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF ) chartered a new working group to standardize a RESTful-based Registration Data Access Protocol. In order to facilitate the evaluation and adoption of the replacement protocol for domain registries and registrars, ICANN is seeking proposals for an open source reference implementation. Whois services, and their effectiveness in the case of Internationalized registration data, are important issues for ICANN . ICANN has been working to make advances in this area, appreciating the technical community's past and present contributions, and committed to collaborating with the technical and policy community to improve the Whois service. Beginn...

Full article: http://www.icann.org/en/news/announcements/announcement-3...

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