[arin-ppml] Policy Proposal 122: Reserved Pool for Future Policy Development

Hannigan, Martin marty at akamai.com
Fri Nov 19 17:46:28 EST 2010

On 11/19/10 4:47 PM, "Leo Bicknell" <bicknell at ufp.org> wrote:

> In a message written on Fri, Nov 19, 2010 at 08:02:00AM -0500, Hannigan,
> Martin wrote:
>> There's already a pool established. The mechanism for it's distribution is
>> what is in question. If we don't kill that before the last 5 /8's are
>> allocated from the IANA, it will be formally established and available.
> So basically this policy conflates two issues:
> 1) We may not want to use this space for transitional technologies after
>    all, but some folks feel when the last 5 /8's trigger it we are
>    "locked in".

Well, sorta. We want to use this for transition.

> 2) If we don't use this space we want to return it to the free pool.

No. We want to use it for transition. I made this temporary so that there
was an implied pressure to do something rational _and_ to cooperate. The
expiration would hopefully make everyone have an "oh heck" moment and work
together. At least I hope. We should be able to [wo]man up and find a
methodology that is not "insufficient".



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