From: Bil Herd <bherd@jersey.net>

To: NTIA.NTIAHQ(usdomain)

Date: 8/18/98 1:07pm

Subject: Comment on US Domain: whois function

Last we knew there was no "whois" function that showed availability,

dates, owners, etc. This makes any serious involvement with the .us

domain difficult.

1) Recommend a whois function (distibuted or otherwise) similar to other

registries.

Bil Herd

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