[arin-ppml] Q1 - ARIN address transfer policy
Milton L Mueller
mueller at syr.edu
Sat Jun 21 05:39:12 EDT 2008
> -----Original Message-----
> To me, this assumes facts not in evidence.
> 1. It assumes people who realize that there is no valid
> for their address space will still refuse to return it
A pretty reasonable assumption, given what we've seen so far. Just
insert the word "most" between "assumes" and "people."
> 2. It assumes that Markets will significantly increase the
> of address space that is returned.
Again, hard to argue with this one, and an assumption that seems to be
tacitly supported by your own concerns about rampant speculation.
> 3. It assumes that the RIRs will not be able to issue any
> returned space after free pool exhaustion.
If assumptions 1 and 2 turn out to be true, this one just flows
logically. Although the words "not be able to issue _any_ returned
space" is too extreme. I am sure there will be SOME returns; I am also
sure that most of the potential returns will NOT happen without economic
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