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Retrieving information about Object Identifiers using the WHOIS protocol

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (individual)
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Author Daniel Marschall
Last updated 2021-03-08
Replaced by draft-viathinksoft-oidip
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This document defines a method for retrieving information about Object Identifiers (OIDs) and their associated Registration Authorities (RAs) using the WHOIS protocol, in a way that is both human-readable and machine-readable.


Daniel Marschall

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