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Re: NSI again removes services (OT)
- From: Andrew Brown
- Date: Mon Oct 18 13:10:16 1999
>The ever-changing NICNAMES/whois service once again
>does not show _ANY_ dates -- creation, update, or
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
>I sure wish the alternate registries could display
>this kind of date data.
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