Database Working Group Agenda

Thursday, 14 May 16:00 - 17:30

A. Administrative Matters [~5 min]
  • Welcome
  • Select scribe (thanks to Nigel for volunteering again!)
  • Finalise agenda
  • Approval of minutes from previous WG meeting(s)
  • Review of action list (Nigel Titley)
B. Database Operational Update [~10 min]
Tim Bruijnzeels, RIPE NCC
C. New Database Software Functionality [~25 min]
Tim Bruijnzeels, RIPE NCC
(Proposed, test, deployment)
  • “referral-by:” deprecation
    • Where are we now?
    • What are next steps (timeline)?
  • From "changed:" to "last-modified:" / "created:"
    • Where are we now?
    • What are next steps (timeline)?
  • RIPE NCC to stop enforcing accurate organisation names in "descr:" attribute
  • Restrict usage of RIPE-NCC-RPSL-MNT
  • Other aspects
D. Personalised Authentication [~10 min]
Tim Bruijnzeels, RIPE NCC
E. New Proposals [~10 min]
Piotr Strzyżewski
  • UTF-8 in the database
  • Same INET(6)NUM objects with different status
  • Clean up some hacks with status values
  • Make phone number optional in person objects
  • Clean up historical "abuse-mailbox:" attributes
F. Orphaned Objects [~5 min]
William Sylvester
G. Using RPKI for Signing RPSL Objects [~5 min]
Robert Kisteleki, RIPE NCC
H. "source:” Field for Non-RIPE Address Space [~10 min]
Job Snijders
I. Continue Promotion of the New AFRINIC RR [~5 min]
Job Snijders
Y. Input From Other Working Groups and/or Task Forces
  • Cross-registry authentication for IRR Data BoF [~10 min]
    Job Snijders