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Re: small vent

  • From: David R. Conrad
  • Date: Sat Jun 27 20:53:27 1998

Tim,

>Having to specify the proper database host on the whois command always
>struck me a bit like requiring every user to specify the appropriate server
>for, e.g. ".com", every time the user makes a DNS request.

I agree.

>Why can't the registry folks get their collective act together and provide
>users with a system that allows a simple request like "whois name" to
>find the appropriate [piece] of the database.

There have been many discussions along similar lines, all come to nothing.
It would not appear to be a high priority.  Hopefully, this will change in
the near future.

Regards,
-drc







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