whois server features

Rubens Kuhl rubensk at gmail.com
Wed Jan 7 19:55:48 UTC 2015

> > So, you’re not running into a poorly-documented mystery, you’ve run
> afoul of one of the rotten armpits of the shub-Internet.
> >
> So there's no consensus between NICs for the information they should
> have in whois and what search mechanisms they should provide? I guess
> what you're saying is that whois is just a protocol definition and
> nothing else?

Might not even qualify for "protocol definition", and RFC 3912 ACKs this:



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