[arin-discuss] IPv6 as justification for IPv4?

Dmitry Kohmanyuk dk at intuix.com
Tue Apr 16 12:35:46 EDT 2013

On Apr 16, 2013, at 7:31 PM, David Farmer <farmer at umn.edu> wrote:

> On 4/16/13 10:02 , John Curran wrote:
>>   While it is very important that each region establish its own fees based
>>   on its services and requirements, there is nothing wrong with comparing
>>   the structural aspects of other regions schedules as examples of possible
>>   frameworks to consider...
> John,
> Is there anything like the NRO "RIR Comparative Policy Overview" available that summarizes and compares the other differences of the RIRs like fee structure, administrative structure, and membership structure as well?
> With a quick search I couldn't find anything, but I remember Geoff Huston summarizing the APNIC fee model as based one logarithmic function a while back.  I find the Comparative Policy Overview very useful from time to time, but it only covers policy, sometimes it would be useful to compare and contrast the RIRs based on other issues as well.
> Maybe simply adding a non-policy section to the current Comparative Policy Overview would be the easiest and most helpful thing.  This isn't necessarily out of scope for the Comparative Policy Overview, because policy is subtly effected by these other issues occasionally.

Thanks for idea David.  Such an analysis can be indeed helpful, especially with IPv4 exhaustion driving some policy matters to change.

-- dk@

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