[ppml] Proposed Policy: eGLOP Multicast Address Assignments - not accepted by AC as formal policy proposal
tme at multicasttech.com
Fri Mar 2 13:57:30 EST 2007
I should add that the same proposal has been submitted to RIPE and
APNIC, and I presented on
it to APNIC yesterday.
It will be taken up at the next APNIC meeting, in New Delhi at the
end of the Summer.
Here is the APNIC presentation
Microsoft Power Point)
On Mar 2, 2007, at 1:19 PM, Marshall Eubanks wrote:
> On Mar 2, 2007, at 12:46 PM, Member Services wrote:
>> On 1 March 2007 the ARIN Advisory Council (AC) concluded its
>> review of
>> the proposed policy 'eGLOP Multicast Address Assignments' and did not
>> accept it as a formal policy proposal.
>> Citing RFC 2050, the AC concluded that ARIN was not empowered to
>> administer multicast address space.
> I must admit that I do not understand this reasoning, and intend to
> petition / appeal this.
> RFC 2050 / BCP 12 merely says WRT multicast that
> This document does not describe private Internet address space and
> multicast address space.
> RFC 3180 / BCP 53 is both later (and thus presumably superseding) and
> is specifically
> about multicast address space assignments.
> I do not see how an RFC that says it does not cover a subject has
> priority over a later RFC that does.
> Suggestions / comments / clarifications are as always welcomed.
>> During the initial review period the AC may decide to:
>> 1) Accept the proposal as a formal policy proposal as it is
>> 2) Work with the author to clarify, divide or combine it with
>> proposal, or
>> 3) Not accept the policy proposal.
>> In the event that the AC decides not to accept the proposed policy,
>> the author may elect to use the petition process to advance the
>> proposal. For petition details see the section called "Petition
>> Process" in the ARIN Internet Resource Policy Evaluation Process
>> can be found at:
>> The deadline for the author to initiate a petition per the ARIN
>> Resource Policy Evaluation Process is 40 days prior to the meeting;
>> petition deadline for the ARIN XIX Public Policy Meeting
>> is 14 March 2007. If the author chooses not to petition or the
>> is unsuccessful, then the proposed policy is closed. If a
>> petition is
>> successful, then the proposal will be numbered and posted for
>> and presented at ARIN's Public Policy Meeting.
>> The proposed policy text can be found at:
>> Member Services
>> American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN)
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