[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: whois-4.7.20-1

Joel Rubin jmrubin@nerdshack.com
Mon Apr 2 15:07:00 GMT 2007

On Mon, 02 Apr 2007 06:07:19 +0200, Lapo Luchini <lapo@lapo.it> wrote:

>Version 4.7.20-1 of whois has been uploaded.
>Whois is a client for the whois directory service.
>It allows you to retrieve information on domains name,
>IP addresses, and more.
IMHO it might be better to use a user-editable datafile of servers for
the GNU version of whois of which this is a port.

In many cases, this is volatile and it is a pain to have to wait for
the new version.

For example, right now, AFRINIC is gradually taking ove IP's in both
the ARIN and RIPE ranges which serve Africa. (These IP's generally
belong to satellite companies in the U.S., Europe and the Middle

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