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Re: oh, for goodness' sake.
On Tue, Apr 07, 1998 at 01:38:03PM -0700, J.D. Falk wrote: > On 04/07/98, Andrew Crawford <email@example.com> 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 <firstname.lastname@example.org> > Vixie Enterprises http://www.vix.com/ So are forcing domain lookups for this kind of thing. -- -- Karl Denninger (karl@MCS.Net)| MCSNet - Serving Chicagoland and Wisconsin http://www.mcs.net/ | T1's from $600 monthly / All Lines K56Flex/DOV | NEW! Corporate ISDN Prices dropped by up to 50%! Voice: [+1 312 803-MCS1 x219]| EXCLUSIVE NEW FEATURE ON ALL PERSONAL ACCOUNTS Fax: [+1 312 803-4929] | *SPAMBLOCK* Technology now included at no cost