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Re: WHOIS source?
>> >Can someone point me to the source for a whois server... I >don't know >> >why, but I haven't been able to find any sources.... >> >> it seems to me that in the complete and utter absence of a >formal >> protocol, a sample implementation might something like: > >RFC812 well, yes...but that's a matchbook protocol if i ever saw one. three pages on "send a line to the server and it will send you stuff back". :) besides...only internic's server seems to come close to implementing the protocol as described there, which, incidentally, doesn't describe the "forwarding" responses that rs.internic.net now feeds us. i stand by my implementation. by putting the appropriate data in the database, the implementation i gave can do just about all of that. -- |-----< "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."