From: Joe Abley (no email)
Date: Sun Nov 23 2008 - 21:21:00 EST
On 23 Nov 2008, at 21:17, Stephen Sprunk wrote:
> Presumably it's from the "Origin AS" field in WHOIS:
Ah, thanks (and also thanks to others who pointed that out off-list).
That seems like a weird anachronism, to be honest. Perhaps it's only
because nobody has ever tried to use it for anything that there's
never been any reason for the ARIN community to propose that the
collection of such information be stopped.