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    1 In 1999 I wrote this Whois client from scratch because the alternatives
    2 were obsolete or bloated.
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    4 This client is intelligent and can automatically select the appropriate
    5 whois server for most queries.
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    7 The internal database is often more accurate than IANA's published one,
    8 but please send me any information you have regarding domains and network
    9 resources which are not correctly handled by the program.
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   11 Because of historical reasons this package also contains the mkpasswd
   12 program, which can be used to encrypt a password with crypt(3).
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   15 The canonical distribution point for releases of the program is
   16 http://ftp.debian.org/debian/pool/main/w/whois/ .
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   19 Useful information sources:
   20 - http://www.ripe.net/ripe/docs/current-ripe-documents/ripe-database-documents
   21 - http://www.iana.org/domains/root/db/
   22 - http://www.icann.org/en/resources/idn/fast-track/string-evaluation-completion
   23 - http://www.aftld.org/
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   25 Marco d'Itri <md@linux.it>
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