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Re: oh, for goodness' sake.
- From: Karl Denninger
- Date: Tue Apr 07 17:19:59 1998
On Tue, Apr 07, 1998 at 01:38:03PM -0700, J.D. Falk wrote:
> On 04/07/98, Andrew Crawford <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > > Domain Name: RIPE.NET
> > > Domain Status: On Hold <<<<<<------
> > This is apparently causing some routing problems; many ISPs (especially in
> > Europe) build their BGP filters from the data at whois.ripe.net at regular
> > intervals. No whois.ripe.net = no routing policy data = screwed up BGP.
> > Perhaps there should be a list of "sacred" domains that should never be
> > suspended no matter *how* long they go without paying their fees. I wonder
> > what happened in this case?
> If the .NET TLD was still just for backbone infrastructure,
> it'd make sense to do that. Perhaps RIPE qualifies for .INT?
> No matter what it is, I agree...services like RIPE are way
> too important to the everyday functioning of the Internet to
> be turned off because of some NSI policy change.
> J.D. Falk <email@example.com>
> Vixie Enterprises http://www.vix.com/
So are forcing domain lookups for this kind of thing.
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