[arin-ppml] Draft Policy 2009-8: Equitable IPv4 Run-Out - Last Call
In general I see removing the second sentence as a no-op. I don't
think it adds
nor do I think it removes clarity in either case.
Having said that, unnecessary text is just that, and, if removing it
is a no-op, it
is unnecessary text.
On Dec 4, 2009, at 9:46 PM, David Farmer wrote:
> Stephen Woodrow wrote:
>> May I suggest a clarification of the language here:
>>> This reduction does not apply to resources received via section
>>> 8.3. An
>>> organization receiving a transfer under section 8.3 may continue to
>>> request up to a 12 month supply of IP addresses.
>> To me, the first sentence is perfectly clear, while the second
>> sentence adds confusion due to the fact that a request may be for 3
>> 12 months, depending on the state of the IANA free pool. Can the
>> second sentence be deleted or otherwise adjusted to reflect the
>> as clearly described in the rationale below?
> The two sentences in question were taken directly from the original
> Draft Policy that was reviewed by staff and presented at ARIN XXIV.
> So this part of the text hasn't changed since Dearborn. But, it did
> get moved around a little though.
> Personally, I think it is clear, but I wrote it. So, I'm probably
> not the best judge. What do others think?
> Just to be clear on the intent, this relates to Transfers to
> Specified Recipients per NRPM section 8.3. In current policy without
> the addition of 2009-8, a recipient of a transfer can receive up to
> a 12 month supply of IP addresses. The intended result with 2009-8
> applied is for a recipient of a transfer to continue to receive up
> to a 12 month supply a 12 month supply of IP addresses. The
> reduction to a 3 month supply is intended only for allocations from
> the ARIN free pool, not transfers.
>>> This policy is intended to be independent of other policies or
>>> to reserve address space for IPv6 transition or other purposes. It
>>> not intended to limit Transfers to Specified Recipients per
>>> section 8.3
>>> of the NRPM.
>> Otherwise, I support this draft.
> Thanks for the feedback, I really appreciate it.
> So, now I need additional feedback from others on the clarity of
> this part of the text.
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