[Operators] Secure Communications Week

Norman Rasmussen norman at rasmussen.co.za
Fri Aug 15 11:54:32 CDT 2008

On Fri, Aug 15, 2008 at 6:12 PM, Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter at stpeter.im>wrote:

> The bigger problem I've found is that many important TLDs don't offer a
> native whois service, and that's also required by StartCom. More here:
> https://www.xmpp.net/news/2007/02/05/got-whois

Some (like the .za domain) offer a www based whois service that can often be
scraped for results.  (In fact the .za one outputs so little html that you
can use it via curl easily - I have a patch for debian's whois to do the
direct http call, but it's never been accepted)

- Norman Rasmussen
- Email: norman at rasmussen.co.za
- Home page: http://norman.rasmussen.co.za/
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