Rebuttal to Mr. Weisberg's insinuations
Philip J. Nesser II wrote:
> Michael Gersten supposedly said:
> > Which /8's is IANA giving to ARIN to allocate,
> The ones currently being allocated by the Internic. Of course as they are
> exhausted, ARIN will presumably request more from the IANA.
Come on now Phillip! presumably? Oh boy... (shaking my head in
> > Who will manage the /8's that are not allocated to APNIC, RIPE,
> > ARIN, NSI/InterNIC, etc, if IANA is no longer around.
> The IANA will always be around. There will always be a need for some
> entity to keep track of assigned numbers (IP addresses are really a small
> part of what the IANA does) I suppose it is possible that the name might
> change or the duty might be subsumed by another organization.
You mean ASUMED don't you Phillip? >;)
> > If the whole point of ARIN is to replace IANA, then say so.
> It is not.
> > If ARIN is not going to replace IANA, but only the north american
> > NSI/InterNIC operations, then why is (my understanding is that it
> > will be) ARIN's policies different than those of APNIC/RIPE?
> Because ARIN is based in North America, RIPE in Europe and APNIC in the
> Asia/Pacific Rim. Is it so hard to imagine that different policies are
> called for in different portions of the world?
I thought this was one Internet? Hummmmm?
> > [Alternatively, if ARIN is to replace NSI/InterNIC, then why is
> > ARIN's policies different than NSI/InterNIC's policies?]
> Because policies change. The proposed policies of ARIN are very similar to
> the current Internic policies with slight changes to address commonly
> agreed on changes. I expect policies to change over time with all
> > Michael
> ---> Phil
Jeffrey A. Williams
DIR. Internet Network Eng/SR. Java Development Eng.
Information Eng. Group. IEG. INC.
Phone :913-294-2375 (v-office)
E-Mail jwkckid1 at ix.netcom.com