Providing geofeed info to Google

Hugo Slabbert hugo at
Tue Aug 30 20:48:45 UTC 2022

Good call, thanks. That appears to be via the assigned resources bit ("IP
Addresses" heading in Arin Online). Will give that a shot, thanks!

Hugo Slabbert

On Tue, Aug 30, 2022 at 1:38 PM Job Snijders <job at> wrote:

> On Tue, Aug 30, 2022 at 01:28:18PM -0700, Hugo Slabbert wrote:
> > @Job:
> >
> > Thanks! I was aware of the RIPE whois option, but the relevant resources
> > for us are in ARIN.  I wasn't aware of the RPSL *remark* option for
> > providing that.  We should be able to give that a bash.
> Hmmm, there might be an obstacle due to lack of inetnum support in ARIN:
> However there is good news: the last paragraph of RFC 9092 section 3
> suggests a workaround specific to ARIN:
>         "Currently, the registry data published by ARIN are not the same
>         RPSL as that of the other registries (see [RFC7485] for a survey
>         of the WHOIS Tower of Babel); therefore, when fetching from ARIN
>         via FTP [RFC0959], WHOIS [RFC3912], the Registration Data Access
>         Protocol (RDAP) [RFC9082], etc., the "NetRange" attribute/key
>         MUST be treated as "inetnum", and the "Comment" attribute MUST
>         be treated as "remarks".
> Perhaps you insert a "Comment: Geofeed https://xxx/geofeed.csv" in the
> place where NetRange blobs come from?
> Kind regards,
> Job
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