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Re: WHOIS source?
From: Andrew Brown <twofsonet () graffiti com>
Date: Fri, 23 Jun 2000 17:43:00 -0400
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:
run from inetd on port 43.
feel free to add your own output format and/or information copyright
warning. none of the whois servers out there right now seem to adhere
to any sort of standard and the output seems to be of the "just send
|-----< "CODE WARRIOR" >-----|
codewarrior () daemon org * "ah! i see you have the internet
twofsonet () graffiti com (Andrew Brown) that goes *ping*!"
andrew () crossbar com * "information is power -- share the wealth."