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Re: Filtering Unregistered Blocks (WAS: small vent)
- From: bmanning
- Date: Wed Jul 08 17:08:51 1998
> At 12:45 PM 6/28/98 PDT, Dave Rand wrote:
> >This has, in fact, happened before. One of the reasons that the unallocated
> >spaces are listed on the RBL.
> This topic comes up every now and then. I've searched the ARIN site and
> found some very outdated lists (some as old as 1996, but none newer than
> Feb, 1998). I've searched the archives, but no one seems to have an answer
> - except you. How do you tell what is and what is not allocated?
Well, there is the problem of where to look. There is a pretty
comprehensive list of the delegation status of blocks at the
/8 level that is pretty accurate. I suspect that the RIRs can
provide pretty good detail for the recent (1996 and later) delegations.
The historical delegations are -much- harder to track. I've been
spending some time on clearing up detail on older /8 blocks
and this data may make it into the publicly visable registries
if they want it. 188.8.131.52/8 is done and I've got most of