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Re: So -- what did happen to Panix?
From: "Stephen Sprunk" <stephen () sprunk org>
Date: Fri, 27 Jan 2006 10:54:23 -0600

Thus spake <Michael.Dillon () btradianz com>
seems to me that certified validation of prefix ownership and as
path are the only real way out of these problems that does not
teach us the 42 reasons we use a *dynamic* protocol.

Wouldn't a well-operated network of IRRs used by 95% of
network operators be able to meet all three of your

We have such a database (used by Verio and others), but the Panix incident happened anyway due to bit rot. We've got to find a way to fix the layer 8 problems before we can make improvements at layer 3.


Stephen Sprunk        "Stupid people surround themselves with smart
CCIE #3723           people.  Smart people surround themselves with
K5SSS         smart people who disagree with them."  --Aaron Sorkin

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