ircII help - whois

Usage: WHOIS <nickname>

       WHOIS <nick1>, [...]        WHOIS <server> [,...]   Shows more detailed information about the nickname specified.   This info includes the users name, host, server, "real" name,   and away message. As you can see in the second line you can   use whois on multiple nicknames. The third line demonstrates   how you can send the whois request to a distant server. If   you whois a person on his server you will receive extra info   about his idle time.     whois nickname nickname   where the two nicknames are the same will query the user's server   about his information just like the whois <server> form.

See Also:   whowas

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