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  • Date: Fri, 30 Nov 2007 13:33:37 -0500
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Will you be delegating this to the people who host their own isn records?  For instance, I have  Will you also be delegating to me or will you be keeping the directory hosted at freenum?


On Nov 30, 2007 1:07 PM, John Todd < > wrote:

FYI: the new "directory" element is now in the DNS zones for each
<itad> zone.

The new zone should be distributed in the next half-hour or so.  So
far, only four entries, and none of them valid.   Start coding!  :-)

; new format dns entry
o                   IN  TXT "Hyjynx Technology Systems, Inc."
street              IN  TXT "14625 Baltimore Avenue, PMB 170"
localityName        IN  TXT "Laurel"
stateOrProvince     IN  TXT "MD"
postalCode          IN  TXT "20707"
c                   IN  TXT "US"
friendlyCountryName IN  TXT "United States"
tz                  IN  TXT "UTC-0800"
friendlyTimezone    IN  TXT "US/Pacific"
lang                IN  TXT "en"
friendlyLanguage    IN  TXT "English"
email               IN  TXT " "
directory           IN  TXT ""


>Date: Thu, 29 Nov 2007 17:42:24 -0800
>From: John Todd <>
>Subject: [isn-discuss] Re: Interesting uses for isn
>John -
>   OK, I've requested that "directory" be the record identifier for
>that URL, and hopefully it will be running shortly.
>   I like the search criteria for an automated tool.  Is there any
>type of search syntax that can be used from a pre-existing platform
>like LDAP?
>Here are some obvious search tools:
>postal address
>email address (full)
>  - regular expressions/wildcards?
>  - limits on returned queries?
>  - security model?
>At 7:06 PM -0500 2007/11/29, John R Covert wrote:
>>Let's get the directory url that's currently on the administrators' pages
>>into DNS; I suggest directory.<itad>
>>This would be an HTML directory, organized in whatever manner the ITAD
>>owner wants.
>>Let's add another URL to the administrators' pages, and call it
>>It would be a cgi, accepting either post or get, and would be able to
>>search by a standard set of fields.  For example, if I put the following
>>url into my admin page as the directorysearch URL:
>>Then searches could be done as follows:
>>and so on.  We just need to define a standard set of search keys.
>>The directory.<itad> page might have a window that
>>provides an interface to the directorysearch.<itad>
>>page (or any other search mechanism), but if the directorysearch URL
>>is provided, it would behave according to our standards.

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