Disappointing ARIN - A great advertisement for the USA ?

John Curran jcurran at arin.net
Sat Sep 17 12:47:06 CDT 2011


On Sep 17, 2011, at 12:45 PM, Michael Sinatra wrote:

>> One approach would be the use of an option flag on the query to obtain
>> the new hierarchical output  No flag = no output change.  Would that
>> suffice?
> 
> I think this would be a good way to proceed.  John, has this been suggested as part of ASCP and does it need to be?  If so, I can do it.

No need to submit it; I have the action item.

> We would also need to understand if there would be any disruption to users of whois caused by changing the default output back to the traditional output.

One hopes not, but prudence calls for adequate prior notice so that 
folks can test and plan accordingly.  Expect more information shortly.

/John

John Curran
President and CEO
ARIN




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