problems observed with IRRToolSet-4.8.2 - and the mailing list!?

Tim Streater tim.streater at
Fri Feb 10 16:04:57 UTC 2006

At 15:55 10/02/2006, Marco d'Itri wrote:
>On Feb 10, Andreas Polyrakis <apolyr at> wrote:
>> Nobody ever replied to our e-mail. I have the impression that ISC has 
>> "frozen" IRRToolset (no new version since the toolset moved to ISC), 
>> which, if true, is very sad since many operators use the toolset. Can 
>> someone from ISC inform us if there are people commited to this project, 
>> if we can expect a new version and if it is meaningfull to submit bugs 
>> to the mailing list?
>I am not from ISC, but it's well known that ISC will support work on a
>project if:
>- volunteers interested in doing the work show up, or
>- somebody interested in paying ISC to do the work shows up

This is a matter that interests us too.

Does anyone know what RIPE envisaged would happen, when ISC took over this package? I seem to recall that the announcement implied this would be a very positive step. What was RIPE's model for how things might proceed? 

-- Tim

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