Domain Name Registration Data Access Protocol Object Inventory Analysis

Document Type Replaced Internet-Draft (individual)
Authors Linlin Zhou  , Ning Kong  , Sean Shen  , Steve Sheng 
Last updated 2013-04-16 (latest revision 2013-04-02)
Replaced by RFC 7485
Stream Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF)
Intended RFC status Informational
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WHOIS output elements from 124 TLDs were collected and analyzed. This document describes the statistical analysis process and result of WHOIS information. The purpose of this document is to build an object inventory to facilitate discussions of domain name data objects in WHOIS response.


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Ning Kong (
Sean Shen (
Steve Sheng (

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