cjw at groovy.com
Thu Oct 23 17:32:33 EDT 2003
Allocations can be broken up into assignments and given to customers,
but assignments can not be further delegated to other organizations,
From: bmanning at karoshi.com
Subject: [ppml] allocate/assign
grousing about terms leads me to put my personal thoughts to
phosphor (or LCD analog):
allocated: Internet resources earmarked for specific use. period.
assigned: an allocation is bound to a duely vetted party who agrees
to manage the allocation according to the "principles of
stewardship" (from the ARIN mission stmt)
such an assignment is considered delegated when such allocations
and assignments are published - say via whois and DNS, perhaps
in an rdb.
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