visual traceroute (was Re: RFC1712 - is anyone actually using GPOS RR's ?)

k claffy kc at
Mon Nov 15 20:46:49 UTC 1999

  > > >We were thinking of adding this to our automated dns scripts ... but if
  > > >nobody actually uses them, we don't want to spend time on it ...
  > > 
  > > use LOC (rfc1876) instead.  it's more or less the same, but with more
  > > info.
  > Thanks for the pointer, then my next question will be ... 
  > Are any registering LOC for their routers/hosts ?
  > Any visual traceroute or similar applications using this ?
  > /Jesper
  	Several, including a new tool from the caida folks.
  	LOCs are good stuff.

bill means:

(uses visualroute maps w permission)

presented at Usenix last week

uses NetGeo

still not optimal, but headed
in the right direction


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