[ppml] Reclamation (Was: Proposed Policy: PI assignments for V6)

Howard, W. Lee L.Howard at stanleyassociates.com
Mon Dec 13 16:46:46 EST 2004

Please cite your sources.

Since 0.1 years is less than a year, you must be suggesting that reclamation
would save less than ten years, which would not be consistent with the
references you almost give.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Randy Bush [mailto:randy at psg.com] 
> Sent: Monday, December 13, 2004 2:25 PM
> To: Howard, W. Lee
> Cc: ppml at arin.net
> Subject: RE: [ppml] Reclamation (Was: Proposed Policy: PI 
> assignments for V6)
> > It could be an interesting legal battle.  I haven't seen 
> contracts for 
> > assignments made before ARIN, so I can't say whether they 
> were made in 
> > perpetuity.  But I don't believe ARIN is required to 
> provide IN-ADDR 
> > delegations or WHOIS services for organizations with which 
> is has no 
> > relationship.
> actually, that committment was made to the fnc, nsf, and 
> others in order to get permission to form arin.
> > If ARIN reclaimed all unused address space, (since I'm sure nobody 
> > proposed reclaiming address space that's being used) how 
> much would we 
> > prolong the life of IPv4?  I suspect it would be less than a year.
> i suggest you're off by a decimal order of magnitude.  if the 
> book is too difficult, see george's and geoff's movie.
> randy

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