Re: Whois Implementations

Rickard Schoultz <schoultz@admin.kth.se> Thu, 09 September 1993 10:45 UTC

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To: Mark Prior <mrp@itd.adelaide.edu.au>
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Subject: Re: Whois Implementations
In-Reply-To: Your message of Thu, 09 Sep 93 09:28:41 +0930. <9309082358.AA02670@jarrah.itd.adelaide.edu.au>
Date: Thu, 09 Sep 1993 12:27:35 +0200
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From: Rickard Schoultz <schoultz@admin.kth.se>

Mark Prior wrote:

> Well the whole question of how to format responses to queries other
> than searches is not covered and needs to be. For example what does
> the output of version look like?

All responses should be machine parseable (and human readable (here we
go again :-) )). My perl server responds to the "version" command:

# FULL 1
# VERSION
 Version: 1.1a
# END

-Rickard