This document specifies a method to find which Registration Data
Access Protocol (RDAP) server is authoritative to answer queries for
a requested scope, such as domain names, IP addresses or Autonomous
Working Group Summary
The WG spent a good deal of time working on the wording of the IANA
section. Attempts were made to clarify the specific data output
requirements without providing instruction to IANA on update
frequency, policy, etc., since this work has the unusual complication
that the registry policies actually will mirror whatever rules ICANN
puts in place for updating their name and number registries. IANA was
consulted and (at last check) was satisfied with the proposed way
The document appears to have the support of the WG, and there is at
least one implementation in progress.
The document shepherd is Michael Szucs.
Pete Resnick is the responsible Area Director.