[PATCH] Remove asdot support

Nick Hilliard nick at inex.ie
Tue Jun 22 17:31:02 UTC 2010


On 21/06/2010 15:21, Faidon Liambotis wrote:
> The preferred format is asplain (RFC 5396); irr databases have long
> stopped supporting the asdot format, so no reason to clutter our
> codebase. Also halves the queries made, plus fixes a few bugs here and
> there.

unfortunately, afrinic does not support asplain format and only supports
asdot. Compare the output of:

% whois -h whois.afrinic.net as5.1
% whois -h whois.afrinic.net as327681

I'd love to see the end of asdot, but unfortunately it's not yet time.  In
the meantime, if there's anyone from afrinic on this mailing list, could
you please poke the right people to get this fixed?  thanks,

Nick



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