Glossary

 Object Template
A pattern or guide describing the characteristics of a specific object type.
 Object Type
There are many different RIPE Database objects representing different pieces of information. They are grouped by type, for example a person object type holds contact information for a person.
 Overlap
One address range crosses the boundary of another address range. For example:
inetnum: 10.240.89.60 - 10.240.89.67
inetnum: 10.240.89.64 - 10.240.89.79