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[arin-ppml] ARIN-prop-131: Section 5.0 Legacy Addresses

I still don't understand why we would limit this to legacy resources.

Owen

On Feb 9, 2011, at 9:24 AM, Heather Schiller wrote:

> how about:
> 
> ".... legacy resources returned to ARIN will be made available for
> distribution in the ARIN region."
> 
> --heather
> 
> On Mon, Jan 31, 2011 at 3:10 PM, cja at daydream.com <packetgrrl at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Let's be clear this is not "ARIN speak".  This is RIR speak.    If you have
>> a better alternative to distinguish between addresses that are given out to
>> be further assigned to customers as opposed to blocks given that are
>> intended not to be further delegated then feel free to make a suggestion.
>> Most of us would love a workable alternative.
>> Thanks!
>> 
>> ----Cathy
>> 
>> On Mon, Jan 31, 2011 at 12:54 PM, William Herrin <bill at herrin.us> wrote:
>>> 
>>> On Mon, Jan 31, 2011 at 12:02 PM, cja at daydream.com <packetgrrl at gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>> On Mon, Jan 31, 2011 at 9:58 AM, Martin Hannigan <hannigan at gmail.com>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>> Do you think that this will suffice?
>>>>> 
>>>>> "Upon expiration of the hold period and in the absence of a Global
>>>>> Policy or Globally Coordinated Policy directing otherwise, legacy
>>>>> resources returned to ARIN will be made available for allocation."
>>>> 
>>>> I think it should say "made available for allocation or assignment"
>>> 
>>> Right. Allocation and assignment are loaded words in ARIN-speak. If
>>> you specify the one but not the other in policy, you restrict the
>>> usage of those addresses. You could also say something like "made
>>> available for registration," without using either of the two loaded
>>> words.
>>> 
>>> Regards,
>>> Bill Herrin
>>> 
>>> p.s. Yes, I'm sad to report there is in fact an ARIN-speak -- words
>>> and phrases with special meanings overloaded on the plain English,
>>> meanings that tend to obstruct outsiders' understanding both in the
>>> debate and the policy documents. This is unfortunate since it harms
>>> ARIN's accessibility to the public, but that's a crusade for another
>>> day.
>>> 
>>> --
>>> William D. Herrin ................ herrin at dirtside.com  bill at herrin.us
>>> 3005 Crane Dr. ...................... Web: <http://bill.herrin.us/>
>>> Falls Church, VA 22042-3004
>> 
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