[ppml] Allocation and reallocation

Ron da Silva ron at aol.net
Mon Oct 27 19:16:50 EST 2003

On Mon, Oct 27, 2003 at 05:26:11PM -0500, Leo Bicknell wrote:
> This all comes back to the reason I started this thread.  The policy
> is not clear.  The policy needs to be made clear so we can't have
> these arguments as to what it means.  An ISP shouldn't have to guess
> what the requirements will be, or really even ask for clarification.
> They should be spelled out clearly.
> The problem is as soon as you try to clarify the policy two things
> happen.  People think you're trying to change the policy (in this
> case I don't want to change it, just make it clear) because today
> there are multiple ways to view it, and there should only be one.
> That represents change to the people who have the other (wrong?)
> opinion.  The other is that many other people jump in expressly to
> change the policy.
> If the people who care about policy and have joined this list can't
> agree on what it says how can we expect the average ARIN member or
> staffer to get it right?

Very cyclic thread.  Perhaps if we had a glossary on the ARIN website
that can be referenced by all, then we will all have the same 
definitions (and thus the selection of terms is moot!).


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