Re: URL schemes containing +, -, or .

> I have an Internet Draft (draft-hamilton-whois-url-00.txt) which
> specifies a URL format for the WHOIS++ protocol using the scheme
> "whois."  Now, it's been suggested that there really ought to be
> separate schemes for the old WHOIS protocol, WHOIS++, and RWhois
> - defined by (respectively) RFCs 954, 1835 and 1714.

Personally, I'd prefer one URL scheme to three. I don't think there
are clear-cut rules for deciding, though. Are the various WHOIS
schemes interoperable? And is some of this obsoleted by LDAP?


Received on Tuesday, 14 May 1996 14:05:13 UTC