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BW whois
BW whois is a whois client that works as a command line tool or as a Web application. It includes configurable with self-detecting CGI support, multiple security options in the CGI mode, a mature TLD table, database caching (using MySQL), and many more options and features.


User manpage available in Text, Pod, and Man formats from


version 4.0-beta-1 (beta)
released on 1 August 2003


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LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
PerlJanet Casey29 July 2002

Leaders and contributors

Bill Weinman Maintainer

Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Bug Tracking,Developer,Support Homepage

Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Required to use Perl 5.6
Weak prerequisite MySQL and DBI (for cahcing and other database functionality)

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 30 April 2008.


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