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Discussion Group: Web Based tool for tracking circuits
- From: Marius Strom
- Date: Mon Mar 08 23:18:36 2004
Hrm, sent several hours ago and still hasn't had nanog. Resending
in-case it got snarfed by hungry routers on the intarweb.
----- Forwarded message from Marius Strom <firstname.lastname@example.org> -----
Date: Mon, 8 Mar 2004 16:36:14 -0600
From: Marius Strom <email@example.com>
Subject: Discussion Group: Web Based tool for tracking circuits
Ok, I've created a "carrier-neutral" mailing list on yahoogroups to
house people who are interested in such a system.
Interested developers and such should subscribe to
firstname.lastname@example.org. We can start discussions on what's out there, how
to integrate things, possibly create a sourceforge project, etc.
It seems everyone wants one, but no one's got one completed (other than
On Mon, 08 Mar 2004, william(at)elan.net wrote:
> Several commercial ip allocation systems exist (cost thousands, I came
> across couple of them but did not keep list). The closest opensource on
> this is freeipdb (http://www.freeipdb.org), but its not very feature-rich.
> The IRM project (which I've never heard about until I just demod it right
> now), comes much closer to what maybe needed and it does seem like it can
> be converted to serve ISP allocation needs somewhat easily and is quite
> extensible for shared enviroments, but in any case, such project needs to
> be done right, i.e.:
> 1. Creating mail list and first discussing and list of goals and features
> we want in this system.
> 2. Looking at existing project to see which can feets best or parts of which
> of which projects can possible be combined together
> 2. Creating sourceforge (or other) project and assiging features to be
> implemented to developers.
> If others are interested lets get together to work on it. I'm willing to
> help in possible support for rwhois server or automated swips to arin and
> some other back-end support where I have some experience I'm guessing
> that at least half a dozen people need to get involved and be willing to
> spend some of their time (perhaps 10 hours/month) for this to come through
> and most need to be php web developers if IRM is to be used as origin.
> If I receive favorable response privately about it and enough people are
> willing to spend their time on it, I'll let you know about what the project
> development webpage would be (i.e. sourceforge most likely)
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