AS Number Registrations

J. Scott Marcus smarcus at
Wed Aug 30 11:07:03 EDT 2000

At 10:55 08/30/2000 -0400, Bryan Socha wrote:

>... The change in policy does worry me..  The number for the most part
speak for
>themselves, but we would never be able to operate without bgp and since we
>have an ASN because we are multihomed, a policy change would not have
>allowed us to reach where we are now...

To clarify, Bryan:  ARIN has not itself proposed a specific change.  ARIN
is soliciting input.  You are responding in your e-mail, I think, to a
suggestion from one knowledgable individual.  What ARIN asked was whether
changes are necessary:

> ...
>The vast majority of these AS numbers are issued to newly multi-homed
>sites.  Is this increase in AS number registrations a concern to the
>community and should ARIN policies be changed, as a result? ...

- Scott

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