Andy Dills andy at
Mon Jun 23 02:20:37 UTC 2003

On Sun, 22 Jun 2003 jlewis at wrote:

> On Fri, 20 Jun 2003, Andy Dills wrote:
> > I dunno, there are plenty of smaller ASes who have yet to be forced to
> > register their routes.
> >
> > We haven't yet been forced, but I finally got motivated to submit them to
> > altdb last night. Altdb definitely rocks.
> Back when I got PI space in 1998, there were definitely some backbones
> ignoring routes not found in the IRR.  I wonder if they gave up, or people
> just don't notice them anymore.

They must have either given up or had default routes, because we've been
PI since 99, and I've never once had a BGP related reachability issue.

Does anybody have any reasonable statistics for networks announced that
don't fit an entry in the registry?


Andy Dills
Xecunet, Inc.

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