[arin-ppml] ARIN-prop-139 No reassignment without network service

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Tue Apr 12 18:34:58 EDT 2011

On Apr 12, 2011, at 1:35 PM, Gary Buhrmaster wrote:

> On Fri, Apr 8, 2011 at 18:48, Owen DeLong <owen at delong.com> wrote:
> ...
>> I think you're missing the part where what I am proposing is to codify
>> current ARIN operational practice so that the policy matches what
>> staff is already doing.
> In some areas or practice (think "audits"), the "Say as you do, do as you
> say" mantra is the key for avoiding future
> confusions/incidents/findings/lawsuits.
> If existing policy does not clearly support the practice, I would think
> codifying the practice in policy is a very good thing (especially if the
> practice might experience some challenges going forward).
That is exactly the intent here.

> My experience with the ARIN staff is that they always seem to
> apply the appropriate level of common sense and do the right
> thing.  While I do not want to so hamstring them with proscriptive
> policy that they cannot make common sense decisions, I do want
> to make sure that they have the backing in the policy to continue
> to do their good works.
Agreed. That is exactly the intent here. To the extent that anyone
feels this policy does not match that intent, I welcome suggestions
for better language.

> Any changes in the existing policy/practice should go through
> a different proposal.

> This was all a round about way to say I support this policy moving
> forward.
Thanks for your support.


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