[ppml] Draft ARIN Recomendation on draft-ietf-ipv6-ula-central-00.txt, take 2

Ray Plzak plzak at arin.net
Wed Nov 10 07:45:56 EST 2004

This thread was started by Leo Bicknell on Mon Nov 08 2004 - 13:55:54 EST.
The original post stated in part:

	"ARIN on behalf of the ARIN membership and constituents believes
that the proposal in draft-ietf-ipv6-ula-central-00.txt will be harmful to
the future of the IPv6 Internet. ARIN recommends that this draft NOT be
adopted by the IETF."

This draft is under consideration by the IP Version 6 Working Group (ipv6).
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Looking at the archives for the working group there has been no recent
discussion of this draft.  In the past two days there have been over 28
posts to this thread.  There were 35 posts to a similar earlier thread. This
makes a total of over 63 messages between the 2 threads.  This is a valuable
discussion but to a large extent the efforts can be considered as a non
input into the working group as the discussions have not on been their mail

The IETF is composed of individuals not organizations.  The likelihood is
that a single letter from ARIN would be viewed as one contribution not a
representative, collective contribution from a body of people.  Thus the
voices of the contributors to the discussion on this mail list would in
effect be muted.  To be effective each concerned person in the ARIN
community needs to speak individually in the IETF forum.  The IETF works
best when people directly contribute to the discussion and consensus
building process.  I encourage you to move this discussion to the working
group mail list and if you are at the IETF to attend the IPv6 Working Group
at 9 AM, Thursday morning in the Georgetown room.  The session is also


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