[ppml] comments on 2004-8

Howard, W. Lee L.Howard at stanleyassociates.com
Fri Apr 15 12:39:35 EDT 2005

How about RPSL, and published in the IRR?

For that matter, people have been asking for ARIN to publish 
a list showing the minimum allocations made out of each ARIN
block of addresses; this should be a reasonably straightforward
set of RPSL policies.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-ppml at arin.net [mailto:owner-ppml at arin.net] On 
> Behalf Of Michael.Dillon at radianz.com
> Sent: Friday, April 15, 2005 12:33 PM
> To: ppml at arin.net
> Subject: RE: [ppml] comments on 2004-8
> > 4. Announcement of IANA Allocations
> > The IANA, the NRO, and the RIRs will make announcements and 
> update their 
> > respective web sites regarding an allocation made by the IANA to an 
> > RIR. ICANN and the NRO will establish administrative procedures to 
> > manage this
> process.
> If we are going to be making modifications to this one,
> then I think it is time to say that these announcements
> and web accessible documents should be in a machine-parseable 
> format. Something like RSS could be used or even just a plain 
> XML page. The current IANA list of address ranges is not 
> machine parseable and is not consistent from range to range. 
> There is no good reason why the list of ranges produced by 
> IANA should be broken (or aggregated) on class A boundaries. 
> If they have this info in a database, then it should be 
> trivial to report it as an XML file.
> --Michael Dillon

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