[ppml] Re: Dealing with ARIN.. my experiences & tips

David Conrad david.conrad at nominum.com
Mon Apr 14 20:07:42 EDT 2003


NANOG was the wrong place for this, ppml at arin.net cc'd instead.

On Monday, April 14, 2003, at 03:47  PM, Stephen Sprunk wrote:
> Thus spake "Alec H. Peterson" <ahp at hilander.com>
>> --On Monday, April 14, 2003 16:20 -0500 Stephen Sprunk
> <stephen at sprunk.org>
>> wrote:
>>> RIRs should allow a member to voluntarily renumber several disparate
>>> allocations into a single prefix.  The original allocations would be
>>> forfeit after a reasonable renumbering period, e.g. 6 months.  If the
>>> member has at least one PI allocation, they should be allowed to 
>>> combine
>>> it with PA allocations into a new, larger PI allocation.
>> <http://www.arin.net/policy/2002_6.html>
>> This proposal will be coming out for final call on ppml at arin.net 
>> shortly,
>> slightly modified to address concerns raised on the mailing list and 
>> at
> the
>> public policy meeting last week in Memphis.
> Not bad, but there's two specific things I'd add:
> 1. Entities should be able to trade in PA blocks as well, provided 
> they are
> trading in at least one PI block.

I don't understand this.  If it is PA, then it isn't using a "routing 
slot", so what advantage is gained by including it?

> 2.  The policy should explicitly state that no justification is 
> required
> beyond that necessary to establish tenancy in the returned blocks.
> I'll wander over to ppml at arin.net, as it's apparently become more 
> productive
> than it was in the past.

One would hope...


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