[ppml] alternative to 2005-1
> -------Original Message-------
> From: Andrew Dul <andrew.dul at quark.net>
> Subject: Re: [ppml] alternative to 2005-1
> Sent: 09 Feb '06 12:35
> > -------Original Message-------
> > From: Thomas Narten <narten at us.ibm.com>
> > Heck, even if we set a threshold of /16, we'd be saying "anyone who
> > can justify a class B assignment". I suspect that the number of end
> > sites meeting that criteria is pretty large.
> > I'd feel a lot more comfortable picking a threshold if I had a rough
> > idea of how many entities we're talking about who would qualify. Given
> > the above, even /19 sounds too low.
> The proposed policy as written requires an org who requests an allocation to be an
> ARIN member for at least 1 year. According to ARIN's website there are currently
> 2371 members. As a worst case under this policy only ~2k PI blocks > could be
> issued in the next 12 months. That seems like a pretty slow start to me.
My understanding of the membership standings appear not be correct. Only ISP/LIR IPv4 subscribers automatically become ARIN members. My understanding was that all direct assignment holders automatically became members. I can drop this requirement from the proposed policy.