Florian Weimer fw at deneb.enyo.de
Wed Aug 20 16:09:09 CEST 2003
Shane Kerr <shane at ripe.net> writes: > Although the document has not been (and will not be) moved to "real" > RIPE document, the following currently applies: > > "inetnum objects with a ``status:" value of > ``EARLY-REGISTRATION" may only be created by RIPE Database > administrators. More-specific inetnum objects added may only have a > ``status:" value of ``ASSIGNED"." Some day, you might want to check for violations of the latter rule. There are probably quite a few of them. > As to what it means... these are objects that are imported during the > ERX. Reality is slightly different. EARLY-REGISTRATION is also assigned to preexisting objects after the ARIN object has been replaced by a reference to RIPE. This is not documented in the ERX proposal, and that's why asked for more documentation. > They do not count against the 80% utilisation requirements for LIRs, Ah, lucky LIRs. Good to hear. So the EARLY-REGISTRATION status actually a *very* good thing. 8-) Is this formalized somewhere? > and the RIPE NCC may not have ever had a relationship with the > holders of the addresses. As such, in many ways they fall outside the > ALLOCATED/ASSIGNED scheme that the rest of networks are in. I see, thanks.
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