IRR & Routing Policy Configuration Considerations

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Authors Danny McPherson  , Shane Amante  , Eric Osterweil  , Larry Blunk 
Last updated 2013-06-21 (latest revision 2012-12-18)
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The purpose of this document is to catalog past issues influencing the efficacy of Internet Routing Registries (IRR) for inter-domain routing policy specification and application in the global routing system over the past two decades. Additionally, it provides a discussion regarding which of these issues are still problematic in practice, and which are simply artifacts that are no longer applicable but continue to stifle inter-provider policy-based filtering adoption and IRR utility to this day.


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