[ppml] Re: Independent space from ARIN

Mury mury at goldengate.net
Thu Apr 24 14:58:02 EDT 2003

> Mury, thank you for the thoughtful reply.
> While I agree 100% that the mailing list can sometimes be hostile to some
> people who try to jump into the fray, I think you have missed an important
> point.  Joe Public Policy Subscriber is completely free to defend himself
> and say whatever he wants.  ARIN staff, on the other hand, are required to
> remain completely neutral and as such cannot get involved in PPML
> discussions.

Yes, that is an important distinction.  While I realize that, it wasn't
part of what I was trying to bring across.  However, it certainly
clarifies the reason for you making your initial comment.

> Nevertheless, I agree completely that it would be a good thing to have more
> than a handful of people participate on the list.  I will do what I can to
> encourage as much diverse participation as possible.

Thanks Alec.


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