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Re: NSI again removes services (OT)
>The ever-changing NICNAMES/whois service once again >does not show _ANY_ dates -- creation, update, or >database update. yep. makes sense...they hadn't changed anything for a while. >Of course the obnoxious and non-legaly-binding >statement has moved, now to the top of the response. as of a while ago. in fact...it was between Tue Aug 17 15:22:34 GMT 1999 Tue Aug 17 23:14:49 GMT 1999 i've been archiving all the whois responses i've gotten for a while now (since feb 97) and i can point to things like this rather easily. as for the latest change (the re-removal of some date information), that happened between Sun Oct 17 16:26:16 GMT 1999 Mon Oct 18 13:07:46 GMT 1999 but if all you want is activation date (which is preumably the same as registration data) you can do this: % whois dump merit.edu (gratuitous legal warning deleted) (0) htype: D | (1) handle: MERIT-DOM| ... (5) domainame: MERIT.EDU| ... (10) activation_date: 03-Oct-1986| ... (37) updated: 19990204-220001 autore| ... >I sure wish NSI got rid of their lawyers and hired >some techies. :) >I sure wish the alternate registries could display >this kind of date data. hear hear. -- |-----< "CODE WARRIOR" >-----| [email protected] * "ah! i see you have the internet [email protected] (Andrew Brown) that goes *ping*!" [email protected] * "information is power -- share the wealth."