RIPE NCC - ISC agreement to work together to move IRRToolset

Joao Damas Joao_Damas at
Thu Jul 31 12:55:16 UTC 2008

Thanks Hagen,
can others express their interest in these additions?


On Jul 31, 2008, at 1:49 PM, Hagen Boehm wrote:

> Hi,
> On Thu, Jul 24, 2008 at 10:07:44AM +0200, Joao Damas wrote:
>> Recently ISC and the RIPE NCC agreed on a set of steps that will
>> hopefully help with IRRToolset's future development.
>> We will be creating a new site dedicated to IRRToolset, based on  
>> Trac,
>> and move all the current web pages and source code repository to it,
>> to enable better community participation.
> thanks for the info. That's good news! :-)
>> At the same time, in September, we will incorporate all the loose
>> pending bits and pieces and produce a new release of IRRToolset.
>> ISC will also dedicate periodic engineering time to round up
>> contributions and do release engineering work to make sure future
>> development get folded into the mainstream release.
> Ok. I would like to sign on for a little demand on that engineering  
> time
> already now, if possible. :-)
> On behalf of Ruediger Volk I developed a few extensions for the  
> ToolSet and
> there are also some patches ready to integrate if they were not  
> integrated
> already. All these changes were made on a private copy of IRRToolSet  
> v4.8.4.
> I called this forked version "IRRToolSet-4.8.4-HB". Its latest  
> version is
> available at
> There you can also find a little description of the extensions  
> integrated in
> my forked version. All patches I wrote so far are integrated in that  
> version
> too and you can get a listing of these patches here:
> maybe some of them are of interest to some of you as well, and  
> perhaps there
> are some people who find the extensions worth to be integrated in a  
> next
> official IRRToolSet version. It would be nice to hear about that, if  
> so. :-)
> So be warmly asked for downloading the code and play around with it.  
> Fair
> comment is always welcome! :-)
>> The Trac site will enable volunteers to more directly contribute so  
>> we
>> encourage interested parties to participate.
>> As I say this will take place as early in September as possible
>> Regards
>> Joao Damas
>> ISC
> Best regards,
>   Hagen Boehm

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