Comment IP Logging Whois Capability
Short, concise description of the idea
The IP, when logged in comments, should be clickable and should perform a whois lookup.
Full description of the idea
The IP should be rendered in HTML, which performs a whois lookup.
- Faster lookup of IPs
An ordered list of problems/issues involved
- It must be coded.
An organized list, or a few short paragraphs detailing suggestions for implementation
- In python, there is a "socket.gethostbyaddr", which just calls the underlying function in the socket library. I'm not sure how it works.
Normally, I use samspade.org. I don't know if it is possible to do this through them via a webapp. Usually, samspade.org uses ARIN.net.