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Draft RIPE document announcement: PRIDE

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  • From: RIPE NCC Staff ncc@localhost
  • Date: Wed, 26 May 1993 14:43:12 +0200

New RIPE Draft Document Announcement
A new draft document is available from the RIPE document store. 
It can be retrieved as{txt,ps}

or using the MIME bodyparts specified below.

The RIPE community is asked for discussion of the proposal and
contributions to the funding of the project. 

Short content description
"PRIDE: Policy based Routing Implementation and Deployment in Europe"
FTP Access
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from host  Type "ftp". 

Login with username "anonymous" supplying your email address as the 
password.  After logging in, type "cd ripe/docs/ripe-docs" followed 
by the command "get <filename>".  For example "get ripe-83.txt".
Electronic Mail Retrieval of Documents
Documents can also be retrieved from the RIPE document store using a
mail server program.  For more information on how to use the program,
send email to: mail-server@localhost with "send HELP" in the body text. 

RIPE NCC Interactive Information Server
Type "telnet host".  This is a menu driven service allows
the document store to be browsed.  After reading documents you are
prompted as to whether you would like to receive an email copy of the
document you have just read.  If you would, you simply enter your email
address and the document will be mailed to you. 

Below are details of alternative methods of access.
Gopher Access
The same documents are available via a "gopher" server at

WAIS Access
There is also a "WAIS" server at, where there is a WAIS index
for RIPE documents "ripe-docs.src" 

WWW Access
For those who wish to add this home page at the RIPE NCC to their own
customized home pages, it can be accessed as:
MIME Mail Reader
Below is the data which will enable a MIME compliant Mail Reader
implementation to automatically retrieve the ASCII version of the RIPE
document using FTP or the NCC mail-server.


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