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> That has proven to never really be an issue. When a network upstream
> of another network says they don't support additional databases for
> IRR, so far that has always proven to actually mean they've never
> needed to think about supporting multiple databases, and never had the
> demand to do the work to change that.
> In other words, it's not that they *can't* support other
> databases. It's that they never have, and it's just the "way things
> have been done". It's always ended up that they *can* support multiple
> databases if asked to.
when negotiating with a prospective peer, i would rather not add "you
will have to change operational practice and code for this to work."
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