[regext] [RDAP] rdapConformance mandatory?

Stephane Bortzmeyer <bortzmeyer@nic.fr> Tue, 07 July 2020 13:07 UTC

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Subject: [regext] [RDAP] rdapConformance mandatory?
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I've found a RDAP client which crashes, apparently when there is no
rdapConformance in the answer.

RFC 7483 seems very liberal. It does not say that rdapConformance is
mandatory.

Any opinion, backed by chapter and verse of RFC 7483, about wether
this member is really necessary?