In message <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>,
Dominic Mitchell <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> Unfortunately, due to the slovenly fashion in which most places
> (<cough>Network Solutions</cough>) seem to update their whois databases
> this stands a good chance of being too slow against somebody else
> registering it.
I wrote a script a few years back that downloaded the root zones from
(iirc) doc.ic.ac.uk via FTP and compared them with the previous days
to find expired or new domains. Checking NS records may be more
reliable than the whois information...
rob partington % [EMAIL PROTECTED] % http://lynx.browser.org/