[ppml] Comments on ARIN's reverse DNS mapping policy

bmanning at vacation.karoshi.com bmanning at vacation.karoshi.com
Tue Sep 11 04:08:30 EDT 2007

On Mon, Sep 10, 2007 at 08:36:29PM -1000, Randy Bush wrote:
> > one might observe that since address space is not "owned" - that a
> > stewardship obligation be applied to delegations - and that ARIN
> > *might* pre-populate the reverse maps before delegation.
> a - this is orthogonal to the religious discussions of address space
> ownership.
> b - when arin *delegates* the pre-populated zone file, the population
> stays home at arin, and would not magically appear in the delegatee's zone.
> randy

	a) the point was a "proper" steward might be expected to 
	   perform certain functions as a measure of their stewardship

	b) true enough... but it would set a useful example to the new
	   steward as to the expected behaviour.


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