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Re: NSI again removes services
- From: Greg A. Woods
- Date: Wed Oct 20 17:00:36 1999
[ On Wednesday, October 20, 1999 at 17:30:11 (+0100), Patrick Evans wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: NSI again removes services
> My machines generally come with fwhois, which wants it in the format
> 'whois $domain@$server'...As you suggest, sending the commands
> straight to the TCP port takes care of that.
Isn't that "fwhois <domain>@<server>" ? :-)
I think the inventor of fwhois should have nasty things done to the
arguments of every command he ever types again!
You can still get the *real* whois client from most any *BSD, or from
the InterNIC ftp site. You can also find the much more advanced RIPE
version too (of which a slightly modified version is now in
However wouldn't just quoting the so-called "domain" portion make a
multi-word query like that work with fwhois?
Greg A. Woods
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