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Whois services changed radically this year with the introductionof competition at the registrar level in the .com/.net/.orgnamespace and with it the advent of the SRS (Shared Registry System). Find out how to navigate the new whois in your PHP scripts.
Hopefully this article has served a two-fold purpose, first to explainthe new layout of the whois servers in light of newly accredited registrars and the SRS. Second, to demonstrate the rudiments ofusing PHP classes, which lend themselves quite nicely to thediverse and ever-changing situtation we have applied them tohere.