[ppml] Proposed Policy: eGLOP Multicast ...

Pekka Savola pekkas at netcore.fi
Tue Mar 6 01:56:22 EST 2007

On Tue, 6 Mar 2007, Edward Lewis wrote:
> At 13:57 -0500 3/2/07, Marshall Eubanks wrote:
>> I should add that the same proposal has been submitted to RIPE and
>> APNIC, and I presented on it to APNIC yesterday.
> When I (admittedly passively) heard the presentation at APNIC, I
> wondered why IANA is felt to be not suitable for the job and/or can
> not be made to be suitable.  This may have been covered, but I missed
> part of the discussion and only now (off-net) came across the thread
> on this proposal.

The idea is that getting these static multicast addresses costs money 
in one way or the other to reduce unnecessary requests.  I suspect 
IANA won't want to get involved with that.

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Netcore Oy                    kingdom bleeds."
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