Who needs X.500 or Whois++?

D.W.Chadwick@iti.salford.ac.uk Fri, 05 July 1996 10:22 UTC

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     Check out the "find user" service at www.switchboard.com. This 
     contains listings for 90 million entries, and it is AMAZINGLY FAST.
     
     Whilst it supposedly only contains US listings, I have managed to add 
     mine (with a bit of hacking). Look me up under California (well it is 
     never sunny in Salford).
     
     Seriously though, if they could add countries to their service, it 
     would be pretty much all we need for now, and it sure beats anything 
     else I have seen.
     
     David
     
     P.S. Thanks to Peter Williams for the pointer