From: Patrick <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Thu, 17 Jan 2002 21:50:24 +0100
Subject: Re: <info> Command and authInfo
On Thu, Jan 17, 2002 at 03:39:12PM -0500, Ross Wm. Rader took time to write: > > Time will not change anything. auth_info for transfers just *adds* > > another layer of complexity, and do not help _at all_. > > If it was the contrary then why this last same week, both Afilias and > > Neulevel sent an email to all Registrars, one explaining again what > > the auth info is, the other saying that transfers will be blocked > > because *current* (and they are using EPP...) state does not allow to > > transfers without problems ? > > <non-technical munge> > Sorry to jump in here, but in the cases you describe above, the issue seems > to be largely social - and could probably be extended to any command in the > spec. If any party to the transaction induced by a command cannot/will > not/does not exhibit behavior conducive to transaction completing, then the > command will always be useless. > </non-technical munge> Or the command was badely designed. (it seems to me that if a Registry using EPP right now says that the current state is not ok to do transfers... then it is not a social problem of someone not willing to do something...) Transfers are specific because it involves 4 entities (Registry, 2 Registrars, Registrant). Other commands include only 3 (Registry, Registrar, Registrant). Patrick.