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Re: So -- what did happen to Panix?
From: Joe Provo <nanog-post () rsuc gweep net>
Date: Sun, 5 Feb 2006 18:11:28 -0500

On Fri, Feb 03, 2006 at 02:15:45PM -0500, Nick Feamster wrote:
This is a losing proposition.  The data in the IRR, CA, or any mechanism 
that is updated out-of-band from the protocol itself will inherently be 

Provisioning systems are out of synch with the protocol, but essential
for many(maont?) networks' connectivity. Many providers who do use the 
IRR have it as an adjunct/offshoot of their provisionign system.  

Of course, to some monolithic entities the suggestion that any alteration
(or $deity-forbid, a not-invented-here *improvement*) to their system 
is anathema.

[snip some interesting stuff]

If you are changing providers, which takes
awhile anyway, 

That process seems to be getting quicker:

See 'whois -h whois.radb.net rs-ed-ash' and similar objects; great 
support for "IRR as externally-relevant portion of a provisioning 



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