[arin-ppml] Draft Policy 2009-3 (Global): Allocation of IPv4 Blocks to Regional Internet Registries

Milton L Mueller mueller at syr.edu
Tue Mar 31 14:47:22 EDT 2009

> -----Original Message-----
> > the mandatory return of reclaimed
> > space removes most of the incentive for RIRs to reclaim space.

What?? The RIRs have "incentives"??? Now here I thought they were transparent vessels for the community will.  ;-)

> > So as a compromise position, it
> > might make sense to make return of legacy space (allocated prior to
> > RIR creation) mandatory, while leaving return of non-legacy space
> > optional.

A good idea as far as it goes. But what incentive would the RIRs have to reclaim legacy space then? 


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