[arin-ppml] A compromise on legacy space?

William Herrin bill at herrin.us
Wed Sep 10 18:20:41 EDT 2008

On Tue, Sep 9, 2008 at 2:22 PM, Owen DeLong <owen at delong.com> wrote:
> ARIN does not give, lease, transfer, or otherwise grant numbers
> to people.  Integers are integers and regardless of what ARIN
> does, every member of society remains perfectly within their
> rights to use any integer they choose for any lawful purpose they
> wish.
> We have (perhaps mistakenly) referred to these registrations
> as assignments and/or allocations, but, we aren't really assigning
> or allocating integers.

Uh huh. And McDonalds doesn't feed people; it just sells them squishy
objects in bags.


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