[Zope] [ANN] Whois Tools for Python & Zope

Dominic Mitchell dom@happygiraffe.net
Wed, 6 Sep 2000 13:10:50 +0100

Just a small package that some people may find useful.  When used with
Zope, it creates a <dtml-whois> tag that does a whois lookup on a
variable.  For example:

<dtml-whois "'zope.org'">

Will result in:

Whois Server Version 1.1

Domain names in the .com, .net, and .org domains can now be registered
with many different competing registrars. Go to http://www.internic.net
for detailed information.

   Domain Name: ZOPE.ORG
   Whois Server: whois.networksolutions.com
   Referral URL: www.networksolutions.com
   Name Server: NS02.CODEIT.COM
   Name Server: NS1.DIGICOOL.COM
   Updated Date: 22-feb-1999

>>> Last update of whois database: Tue, 5 Sep 00 05:04:09 EDT <<<

The Registry database contains ONLY .COM, .NET, .ORG, .EDU domains and

You can also explicitly specify a server to contact.

Download it from:


Please let me know if you find it useful or find bugs.