Who has AS 1712?

Hank Nussbacher hank at efes.iucc.ac.il
Wed Nov 25 03:33:51 CST 2009


At 08:57 25/11/2009 +0100, Daniel Karrenberg wrote:
>shouting.  This is all water under the bridge of course and we are
>moving on;
>I do not say everything is ideal now.  However the RIRs are actively
>working to publish a complete set of stats files which also includes
>unallocated resources.  This is the next best thing to full database
>synchronisation. APNIC and the RIPE NCC are driving this effort.

Perhaps the RIRs could get together and agree on a common whois syntax so 
that when I check one RIR with one syntax - it would work on others as 
well?  This issue has been around for over 7 years and I can't understand 
why the RIRs can't find common ground for the sake of the end users?  Even 
if ARIN or APNIC won't accept "-B -G", then at least let their whois engine 
just ignore those extra parameters it doesn't understand.  To me it looks 
like minor software changes.

-Hank





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