Subject: Re: Suggested change to whois...
To: Jeremy C. Reed <email@example.com>
From: Nigel Reed <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/03/2001 00:50:09
bash-2.04# which jwhois
bash-2.04# whois nelgin.nu
Whois Server Version 1.3
Domain names in the .com, .net, and .org domains can now be registered
with many different competing registrars. Go to http://www.internic.net
for detailed information.
No match for "NELGIN.NU".
On Fri, Feb 02, 2001 at 08:54:41PM -0800, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
> > > > 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.
> [redirected to whois.corenic.net]
> (It is from FSF; it is GPL'd.)
> A lot smaller (245008 vs. 23276 for the tarball) implementation is at
> http://www.linux.it/~md/software/. 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