how would draft-ymbk-opsawg-finding-geofeeds work in noam

Randy Bush randy at
Tue Sep 15 00:53:07 UTC 2020

>> the edit buffer, yet to be published, has
>>    Currently, the registry data published by ARIN is not RPSL;
>>    therefore, when fetching from ARIN whois, the "NetRange" attribute/
>>    key must be treated as "inetnum" and the "Comment" attribute must be
>>    treated as "remarks".
>> comments appreciated
> Is it possible to have one method work in all regions instead of a one
> off for arin ?

rirs have a compatibility problem and arin is the worst.

rirs' "stats" files, the data of record, are pretty incompatible, and we
could not add data to them anyway.

reverse dns delegations might be interesting except for the showstopper
issues i recently posted in another message.

that leaves whois and the rpsl-like data.  unless i am missing

< imagine snark here >


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