Usage: WHOIS <nickname>
WHOIS <nick1>,<nick2> [...]
WHOIS <server> <nickname>[,<nick2>...]
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> <nickname> form.

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