ARIN-PPML Message

[arin-ppml] Proposal insanity --- an open letter

http://www.theipv6experts.net/2011/cooperation-remains-key-future-internetworking/

Owen

On Feb 22, 2011, at 9:04 AM, John Curran wrote:

> On Feb 23, 2011, at 12:48 AM, Tony Hain wrote:
>> ... given the many times that John has specifically noted on this
>> list that he views and promotes the ARIN whois database as a routing
>> registry,
> 
> Tony - 
> 
> We go at length to point out that the ARIN Whois database is not 
> routing registry and does not control routing (reference: NRPM 4.1.1), 
> so please cite some of these "many times" or correct yourself asap.
> 
> We run the ARIN Whois according to the community-developed policy,
> and it's quite possible that ISPs find it useful for configuration 
> as a result, but ultimately ISPs decide what to route or not route
> on their own.
> 
> /John
> 
> John Curran
> President and CEO
> ARIN
> 
> 
> 
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