Subject: Re: CVS commit: basesrc
To: None <Havard.Eidnes@runit.sintef.no>
From: Todd Vierling <email@example.com>
Date: 12/08/1999 13:43:42
On Sat, 4 Dec 1999 Havard.Eidnes@runit.sintef.no wrote:
: > > The never-sufficiently-damned Network Solutions has whacked around
: > > the WHOIS service, again. New target: whois.networksolutions.com
: > Is this a good idea?
: > (1) networksolutions.com isn't the only registrar out there
: > anymore.
: I think this is from the registry side of their operation, so it
: would seem to make sense.
The correct fix is for us to implement RWHOIS once and for all, and be done
with the age-old fixed-host protocol (except when someone Really Wanted It
by specifying `-h'). ;)
He's right, though: Network Solutions is now not the only registrar that
can create _and maintain_ a domain in .COM, .NET, .ORG, etc.
-- Todd Vierling (firstname.lastname@example.org)