[arin-ppml] Legacy Space authority

Robert E. Seastrom ppml at rs.seastrom.com
Mon May 5 11:06:40 EDT 2008

<michael.dillon at bt.com> writes:

>> Given that MIBs 
>> and port/protocol numbers have only the most tenuous 
>> relationship to address allocation policy, I'm not sure what 
>> the point was in bringing it up 
> I don't see what the point is in encouraging ignorance and 
> narrow-mindedness. Of course one can interpret the whole world
> in terms of IP allocation activities if one wishes, but what is
> the point? IANA does not exist solely to manage the top of the
> IP addressing hierarchy. In fact that is likely that IP addressing
> is not its primary role, just another one of those legacy things,
> which is why an organization like the NRO exists.
> Not everyone on this list is an Internet policy junkie so why do
> you have a problem with a little bit of educational material 
> being posted?

Would you say the same thing if people objected to Earth Day stuff or
an article on how to repair model cars were posted to PPML?  If not,
then you have answered your own question.


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