I-D ACTION:draft-ietf-wnils-whois-03.txt

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A Revised Internet-Draft is available from the on-line Internet-Drafts
directories. This draft is a work item of the Whois and Network Information
Lookup Service Working Group of the IETF.

       Title     : Architecture of the Whois++ Index Service
       Author(s) : C. Weider, J. Fullton, S. Spero
       Filename  : draft-ietf-wnils-whois-03.txt
       Pages     : 8
       Date      : 08/23/1994

The authors describe an architecture for indexing in distributed databases,
and apply this to the WHOIS++ protocol.

The WHOIS++ directory service [Deutsch, et al, 1992] is intended to
provide a simple, extensible directory service predicated on a
template-based information model and a flexible query language.
This document describes a general architecture designed for
indexing distributed databases, and then applys that architecture
to link together many of these WHOIS++ servers into a
distributed, searchable wide area directory service.

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