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WHOIS and NICNAME let you look up a name or "handle" for a person
registered in either the Stanford Faculty/Staff/Student database or the
NIC database of registered DDN (Arpanet and Milnet) users.  Examples:

    .whois jones	looks up "jones" in the Stanford database
    .nicname abc	looks us "abc" in the NIC database