Support general-purpose whitepages directory service via web-based and teletype user interfaces (UIs)
Replace (please) our utterly byzantine, amalgamated, and high-latency data feed (next slide).
Support off-the-shelf products, e.g. browsers with embedded LDAP-based address books, Mail clients, etc.
Support access by both the Stanford community and the Internet-at-large.
Push responsibility for information maintenance and visibility out to subjects.
Support & tie-in & leverage-off-of authentication infrastructure -- “SUNet ID”.