[ppml] Policy Proposal 2005-2: Directory Services Overhaul

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Fri Apr 15 17:46:50 EDT 2005

> However, there are some refinements I think are needed. . .
> I agree that the terms "suspended" and "reclaimed" are not
> clearly defined.  ARIN's enforcement powers are roughly 
> limited to a) removing WHOIS records, b) removing IN-ADDR
> records, C) removing IRR records.  
You left off D) Assigning the address to someone else or announcing
conflicting routes directly from ARIN.

I'm not necessarily advocating either of these actions, but, I'm not
necessarily opposing them either.  Just pointing out that they are
options which exist.

> Section 3.3.1 isn't as tightly worded as it needs to be.
> The APID should be available to users who agree to ARIN's
> AUP, not just completing the form.  Also, let's not limit
> the format; if it makes more sense to use DVD-ROM, Blu-Ray
> or cuneiform on clay tablets to publish the data, and if
> the requestor is willing to pay for the cost of the CD-RW,
> laser, or pallet trucks, that's between staff and the 
> requestor.

> I do support this policy in substance, but it could use a
> round of editing.

Well said Lee.


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