Subject: Re: CVS commit: basesrc
To: John Hawkinson <email@example.com>
From: David Brownlee <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/01/2000 11:38:20
Maybe some of the options could be documented in whois.1?
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On Sat, 30 Sep 2000, John Hawkinson wrote:
> Module Name: basesrc
> Committed By: jhawk
> Date: Sat Sep 30 14:05:49 UTC 2000
> Modified Files:
> basesrc/usr.bin/whois: whois.c
> Log Message:
> Return to whois.internic.net.
> whois.networksolutions.com is just wrong -- it only returns information
> for Network Solutions domains.
> whois.opensrs.net is a bit better -- it returns information for OpenSRS
> domains, and otherwise recurses to the correct whois server for other
> domains -- unfortunately it is not canonical, and cannot be construed as
> "correct." Other recursing proxies include whois.geektools.com and pallas.
> eruditorum.org, neither of which is "official" either.
> For good or for ill, we go back to whois.internic.net, which is the canonical
> source for this information.
> To generate a diff of this commit:
> cvs rdiff -r1.13 -r1.14 basesrc/usr.bin/whois/whois.c
> Please note that diffs are not public domain; they are subject to the
> copyright notices on the relevant files.