[ppml] IPv4 exhaustion - so what?

Martin Hannigan martin.hannigan at batelnet.bs
Sat Apr 7 03:51:17 EDT 2007

----- Original Message -----
From: Bill Woodcock <woody at pch.net>
To: Martin Hannigan <martin.hannigan at batelnet.bs>
Cc: Stephen Sprunk <stephen at sprunk.org>, David Williamson
<dlw+arin at tellme.com>, ARIN PPML <ppml at arin.net>
Subject: Re: [ppml] IPv4 exhaustion - so what?
Date: Fri, 6 Apr 2007 20:11:59 -0700 (PDT)

>     > Are you sure this functionality already exists?
> It exists in the other four RIRs, and we had it prior to
> ARIN.  The fact  that it _isn't_ presently available to us
> is exactly what the policy  addresses.  The policy doesn't
> claim that ARIN has secretly implemented it  and is hiding
> it from us.

This is ARIN, not the "other" four RIR's, nor is it NSI.
Nobody has claimed that is has been secretly implemented,
but there seems to be a belief that there is a knob to turn
it on and off. 

Please, by all means, set us straight.


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