On Tue, Sep 07, 1999 at 10:07:40AM +1200, Peter Mott wrote:
Its been several years since requests commenced for an
standard WHOIS server providing public access to .nz registry data.
For this to be truly useful and effective, this requires more than
new interface to the existing data -- for `whois' type data to be
useful, you really need some kind of NIC handle system -- something
which the current system(s) are not well suited towards.
is now preparing a petition to present to
ISOCNZ requesting it
direct the registry company to have an official .nz WHOIS server up and
operating within 60 days.
For the reason I mention above, I don't think 60 days is a reasonable
time frame... how long -- I don't know, but ~2 months seems a
little optimistic even if you assume that the domain holder details
are correct (many of them are not, and many domain holders don't
really know what a domain is more or less the important of reliable
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