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Re: Merging RRP and Whois

On Mon, 29 Jan 2001, George Belotsky wrote:

> The assumption of a centralized store would be made at the 
> protocol level.  The underlying implementation could well
> be distributed.  Assuming a distributed database at the
> protocol level would complicate the client.

Not necessarily.  HTTP+HTML implements a distributed database with an
extremely simple client (until you decide to render the HTML, I
suppose) - not that it can't be done wrong (see "RWhois").