Is WHOIS going to go away?

Lyndon Nerenberg lyndon at
Sat Apr 21 21:30:03 UTC 2018

> On Apr 21, 2018, at 2:27 PM, Lyndon Nerenberg <lyndon at> wrote:
>> But backup and failover are reasonably well understood technologies
>> where one cares. Registrars could for example cache copies of those
>> zone records and act as failover whois servers.

Sorry!  I left out the last line that was the point of my diatribe.  Using SRV to point to multiple domain-specific whois servers eliminates the caching problem Barry raised.

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