Howard, W. Lee
L.Howard at stanleyassociates.com
Tue May 10 14:51:42 EDT 2005
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tony Hain [mailto:alh-ietf at tndh.net]
> Sent: Tuesday, May 10, 2005 2:06 PM
> To: 'Howard, W. Lee'
> Cc: ppml at arin.net
> Subject: RE: [ppml] IPv6>>32
> Howard, W. Lee wrote:
> > Looks to me like the debate is about the values of "egregious" and
> > "miserly." Personally, I tend toward conservatism, on the
> basis that
> > it's easier to loosen the sphincter than tighten it.
> In general the RIR community has become so accustomed to
> conservatism that they can't see any reason to even consider
> that they might be killing off innovation in the process.
You attribute a motive where I don't believe there is enough
evidence to do so.
Is it possible that we're thoughtfully concerned, rather than
reacting out of habit? It may be that active members of PPML
have a breadth of imagination that allows for the possibility
of address space exhaustion.
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