Benson Schliesser bensons at queuefull.net
Tue Apr 12 10:03:51 EDT 2011

On Apr 12, 2011, at 6:47 AM, Bill Darte wrote:
> How do you feel about the Constitution?  200+ years old...lots of things have changed since that was written....is it too irrelevant because its old..or are the principles upon which it was written still as pertinent today as ever?
Bill, do you really think this is a reasonable comparison?  On one hand: a document that has withstood 200+ years of change, written by representatives from all the colonies, enshrining the basic structure of our government and individual liberties.  On the other hand: a document written 15 years ago, by a handful of people, expressing administrative choices based on then-current technology limitations.

On Apr 12, 2011, at 12:40 AM, Owen DeLong wrote:

> 1.	I don't think that requiring need to receive resources will decrease the size
> 	of the market or the number of participating sellers.
> 	Decreasing buyers generally places deflationary pressure on markets, not
> 	inflationary.

Higher prices generally increase the number of sellers.  This is a good thing, given a scarce supply and ongoing need.

If ARIN doesn't enable the highest market prices then sellers will go elsewhere.  The benefits of working with ARIN need to out-weigh the costs, if we wish to preserve accuracy in ARIN's whois data.


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