[ARIN-consult] Oppose retiring email templates

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Tue Sep 29 07:43:03 EDT 2009

whois protocol is used across a variety of organizations beyond ARIN  
and removing
the whois protocol interface to the data would, IMHO, be a mistake.


On Sep 29, 2009, at 1:35 AM, <michael.dillon at bt.com> <michael.dillon at bt.com 
 > wrote:

>> So... we're getting rid of command line whois too?
> Command line whois is a client application. Changing the protocol
> used for whois queries only means that the client applications need
> to be updated. I would expect ARIN to provide example client
> applications for any protocol changes, and a whois client seems
> to be an ideal choice for an example.
> --Michael Dillon
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