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[arin-ppml] Policy Proposal 119: Globally Coordinated TransferPolicy - revised

On Oct 28, 2010, at 11:25 AM, McTim wrote:

> On Thu, Oct 28, 2010 at 7:05 PM, Scott Leibrand <scottleibrand at gmail.com> wrote:
>> McTim,
>> 
>> I don't think it should be necessary to allow addresses to leave the AfriNIC region in order to pass this globally coordinated transfer policy. As I read it, passing both, in the absence of any local transfer policy in the AfriNIC region, would simply mean that AfriNIC does not object to other regions engaging in inter-RIR transfers, and would open up the possibility of AfriNIC participating at a later date if the community so chooses, perhaps upon exhaustion of the AfriNIC free pool.
> 
> If we pass it in the AfriNIC region, then we in the AfriNIC region
> could only participate in inter Regional transfers until the
> Exhaustion Phase as per the proposed Soft-Landing Policy.
> 
>> 
>> Do you still see a conflict? If so, can you explain further?
>> 
> 
> I understand your POV, however it just seems that the Global Transfer
> Policy would be a hard sell in the AfriNIC region if the Soft Landing
> reaches consensus.  AFAIK, the Global Transfer Policy hasn't been
> introduced yet in the AfriNIC region.  If it is AND if the Soft
> Landing is enacted, then AfriNIC would be bound by the Soft Landing
> Policy NOT to agree to any inter RIR transfer.  That's my reading of
> it anyway.
> 
Well, at least they would be unable to participate or agree to an outbound
transfer. I don't see that as a problem... Do you?

Owen