[ppml] Waiver of IPv6 Fees

John M. Brown john at chagres.net
Tue Jan 7 13:52:38 EST 2003

waiving the fee is a good thing.

having barriers that prevent people from even being able
to apply is a bad thing.

thus, having it be free (for some period of time) doesn't
mean much to those that can't get the space because of 
other barriers.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-ppml at arin.net [mailto:owner-ppml at arin.net] On 
> Behalf Of Dave Diller
> Sent: Tuesday, January 07, 2003 11:30 AM
> Cc: ppml at arin.net
> Subject: Re: [ppml] Waiver of IPv6 Fees
> > you are asking ARIN to become more involved with their membership 
> > community.  Not something I see them doing any time soon.
> > 
> Seeing as how this is PPML, perhaps you should formulate a 
> "You All Suck A
> Whole Lot" Policy Proposal and have it put to a vote?  Then 
> at least we'd be
> on-topic for once... ;-)
> Personally, I fail to see how waiving the fees is a BAD thing 
> if you are trying
> to promote v6 adoption, which was all the scope of the notice 
> covered.  If one
> year is too short a time-frame for an extension that's one 
> thing that can be
> discussed and "Policy-fied".  Similarly, if there is a sense 
> that the policies
> for Allocs are completely useless, will never work, and 
> should be done over,
> well fine - good luck, get some discussion going, but where 
> were the complaints
> when they were being formulated initially before they were 
> adopted by ALL the
> RIRs?  Seems to be a bit late now...
> -dd

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