[ARIN-consult] Consultation on ARIN IRR Roadmap Extended through 25 April 2018

Brian Jones bjones at vt.edu
Tue Feb 13 14:17:28 EST 2018

So in my view it is evident we need to work toward a set of standards. Its
okay to use best practices to get there, but the goal should be a set of
standards that all the participants can agree to and rely on imho.


On Tue, Feb 13, 2018 at 2:11 PM Job Snijders <job at ntt.net> wrote:

> Dear Brian,
> On Tue, Feb 13, 2018 at 07:05:36PM +0000, Brian Jones wrote:
> > I agree that this is an effort worth pursuing. I do have security
> concerns
> > about how authentication and authorization occurs.
> >
> > I would recommend focusing efforts around a set of agreed upon standards
> > and remove any mention of “ best practices” from the language. That is an
> > overloaded term that can mean anything to anyone, whereas a set of agreed
> > upon standards should allow for clearer and more efficient operation.
> (See
> > last bullet that includes “best practices”.)
> At this point there aren't really any proper standards to adhere to: the
> "standards" that exist (as IETF documents) are grossly outdated and have
> issues. We mostly have common sense and learning from other registries'
> mistakes.
> Kind regards,
> Job
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