Is it unusual to remove defunct rr objects?

Tim Howe tim.h at
Sat Nov 1 16:57:55 UTC 2014

On Fri, 31 Oct 2014 13:51:59 -0500
Jimmy Hess <mysidia at> wrote:

> On Fri, Oct 31, 2014 at 12:39 PM, Jared Mauch <jared at> wrote:
> [snip]
> >         People tend to treat things like IRR (eg: RADB, etc) as a
> > garbage pit you toss things into and never remove from.
> So who do we ask about making IRRs  expire  defunct objects and/or
> changing their system design to  ensure that the legitimate resource holder
> can remove references to their prefix  from ASes  they no longer
> authorize to carry them,
> without requiring all sorts of assistance, cooperation, and
> willingness from the AS maintainer?  :)

	I have been asking the folks who manage the maintnr object
in question.  I have so far been mostly successful.  I spend varying
amounts of time explaining myself...  /Sometimes/ simply pasting the
object in an email to the right person is all that is needed.


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