keeping Aggregatable registry
Fri, 5 Sep 1997 07:28:35 -0700
At 6:17 AM -0700 9/5/97, Bernard TUY wrote:
> The question I have is about delegation of parts of the prefix I
> If I correctly understood what has been discussed before, as soon
> gets a prefix he has to maintain an Internet Registry to let everybody
> knows the sub delegations he has performed.
> So what format do we have to use (RIPE, ...) ? Are they tools already
> available to facilitate these registration processes ?
Each entity getting a piece of the aggregatable number space must maintain
a registry for that below them.
So that means a TLA (pTLA in our case) keeps track of its assignments, and
if an NLA under it allocates below itself, then that NLA must also keep a
Your question on format is a good one. David Kessens might suggest one as
he has said he can help provide the service using his 6bone registry.
Myself, I'm doing the dumb and simple 'keep a text list' approach, see:
I would be happy to have someone suggest a better format than mine, and
I'll chnage to it.
My guess is that not everyone will want to use either the 6bone registry
(in a RIPE-style format) or a simple text list, so maybe having both is a