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Re: RFC 2142 (was Re: Suggestion: Add contact entry to whois)

  • From: Dan Hollis
  • Date: Fri Feb 26 17:32:26 1999

On Fri, 26 Feb 1999, J.D. Falk wrote:
> On 02/26/99, Owen DeLong <[email protected]> wrote: 
> > OK, perhaps, then, we should consider two contacts:
> 	Unfortunately, "we" is not the same body of people that can
> 	actually make the changes to WHOIS.
> 	Luckily, "we" don't have to -- we could just follow RFC 2142.

rfc2142 only deals with email addresses, what if the host is conducting a
denial of service attack and you need to call someone. email addresses are
rather less useful then. a quick whois and ring up is usually more
effective in getting an attack shut down.