In the last episode (Apr 15), Christian Weisgerber said:
> >From <URL:http://www.sixxs.net/faq/account/?faq=6bonehandle>:
> | * First, read about the person template:
> | whois -h whois.6bone.net -v person.
> FreeBSD's whois(1) does not have a -v flag. I checked a Mandrake
> Linux system, and there -v is supported and obviously produces the
> expected result.
> So, how do I execute the query above with our whois command?
whois -h whois.6bone.net -- "-v person"
works for me, on both FreeBSD and Linux whois. -v is not really a
whois option at all; it's a remote server flag. I assume there are
others, and the above syntax is the only way to pass all possible flags
(Linux's syntax only works with flags that the whois binary itself
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