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Re: Operational Issues with

  • From: Randy Bush
  • Date: Tue Dec 10 07:37:03 2002

> This gets to the heart of the matter. It is now 8 years later and RADB is 
> not catching on. But during the same time period some other UMich people 
> worked on a more general purpose directory service called LDAP and that 
> one is catching on. LDAP technology can be made to do the job that we need 
> done and instead of having to create tools from scratch we can leverage a 
> lot of commercial tools to deal with the core functions.

you are confusing an application service, radb, with an underlying
store protocol, ldap.  e.g., show me a routing db in ldap that has
10% the use of radb.  by your reckoning, sql is the technology, as
ripe, apnic, and many others use it as the *store* for their routing