[arin-ppml] SWIPs & IPv6

Danny McPherson danny at tcb.net
Tue Dec 1 13:40:37 EST 2009

On Nov 30, 2009, at 7:44 PM, Michael Richardson wrote:
> Uhm, I guess I really disagree.
> Maybe to operators that do not take support calls (in particular support
> calls from other ISPs), then the "primary driver for SWIPs today is to
> enable justification of additional addresses".
> But, to the rest of us, SWIP data is not just "clearly invaluable", it's
> critical to all manner of internal and external support, both for
> enterprises (me), and ISPs (sometimes me). 
> But, certainly if it's the case that updating SWIP data is just a chore
> necessary to get more address space, that certainly explains why some
> ISPs (near me) have little interest in keeping it update, or in doing
> proper reverse DNS.

Yep, your points above make good sense.  I mostly 
agree with your later examples as well..  

Thanks for he feedback


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