[arin-ppml] DRAFT POLICY ARIN-2011-1: GLOBALLY COORDINATED TRANSFER POLICY (Legecy space)
owen at delong.com
Tue Apr 12 01:14:06 EDT 2011
On Apr 11, 2011, at 1:06 PM, Milton L Mueller wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> Yes, needs-based applies to _addresses_ generally. It's not particular to an
>> RIR or an allocation method.
> Good grief, where is this authority institutionalized? RFC 2050 describes itself as "Best Current Practice".
> "Current" at that time meant 1996. Think a few things have changed since then?
> As I explained in our debate in Sharm, Bill, "needs based" does not and cannot work when there is no free pool. There was no refutation of that.
Determining the relative value of need in order to prioritize a free pool does not work.
Requiring that anyone who is to receive whatever resources do become available have
a need in order to receive them works just fine. There is no reason, especially when there
is no free pool, to distribute resources that become available to organizations that do not
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