Subject: Re: Suggested change to whois...
To: None <>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/02/2001 20:54:41
> > > Would it be possible to have the whois program in NetBSD follow the SRS
> > > entry and query the relevant whois server?  I believe this used to happen
> > > a while ago,

jwhois in the packages collection (pkgsrc/net/jwhois) does the job.
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(It is from FSF; it is GPL'd.)

A lot smaller (245008 vs. 23276 for the tarball) implementation is at It is used with Debian. But it is also
GPL (but not mentioned in the binary or in the documentation, just in the

   Jeremy C. Reed