rjbrown99 writes "There have been numerous stories over the past few years on Bill Cheswick's Internet Mapping Project. The Lumeta folks even created a company out of it. Well, now there is a competitor. A single guy with a single computer is working to accomplish the same feat - within ONE DAY and using open-source tools to do it. The new project is called Opte and can be found at www.opte.org." He's made some progress and is looking for volunteers.