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New Document available: ripe-126

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  • Date: Fri, 19 May 1995 16:41:17 +0200
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Ref:            ripe-126
Title:          RIPE handles and the 'status' attribute in the RIPE-database
Author:         RIPE NCC
Date:           19 May 1995
Format:         TXT=6896
Obsoleted by:
Updated by:

(newer RIPE-documents are numbered ripe-126 and up)

Short content description

   This document describes two additions to the RIPE database, which
   were implemented during the last weeks that Marten Terpstra
   maintained the RIPE database software: RIPE-handles, and the

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