[ppml] Allocation and reallocation

Lee Howard lee.howard at mci.com
Mon Oct 27 11:29:28 EST 2003

On Mon, 27 Oct 2003 Michael.Dillon at radianz.com wrote:

> Date: Mon, 27 Oct 2003 15:11:42 +0000
> From: Michael.Dillon at radianz.com
> To: ppml at arin.net
> Subject: Re: [ppml] Allocation and reallocation
[. . .]
> For the next meeting in Vancouver, I intend to present
> a policy proposal that will completely erase the distinction
> between allocation and assignment as well as completely
> erase the notion that there are two classes of address blocks.
> I believe that a reasonable policy can clearly be expressed
> using classes of organization (end user, ISP) and specific
> characteristics attached to address blocks issued by ARIN.
> Clearly the ability to allocate or assign or delegate subsets
> of a block will be one of those characteristics.
> Think clarity and simplicity.

Should ARIN harmonize with other RIRs towards the term "LIR"?

I note that APNIC uses the same language as ARIN:

I look forward to reading your proposal.


> --Michael Dillon

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