[arin-ppml] [arin-council] AC Role in Petitions
charles at office.tcsn.net
Thu Apr 14 20:29:16 EDT 2011
On 4/14/11 5:10 PM, Joe Maimon wrote:
> Charles O'Hern wrote:
>> On 4/14/11 9:29 AM, Joe Maimon wrote:
>>> PDP states "Any member of the community, including a proposal originator". On the face of it, this means anyone, including the AC, possibly even including ARIN Bot and Staff.
>>> Further, stating that a forthcoming revision will contain this rule is an implicit acknowledgment of such.
>>> I will note that the PDP explicitly excludes ARIN BoT and Staff from submitting a proposal except under Emergency Action. I do not see a corresponding exclusion for petition
>>> Is this AC rule even valid?
>> The PDP doesn't seem to include (I couldn't find mention of) a rule to limit the AC's ability to create rules for the members of the AC.
> As the AC is not a wholly disjoint entity from the PDP, their behavior vis-a-vis the PDP should be governed by the PDP. And in fact, much of their behavior is.
> If they do not share this view, why the intention to include this rule as a revision in an upcoming revision of the PDP? As an FYI? Is the PDP an FAQ on the PDP?
True, but this behavior is not governed by the NRPM (or PDP). I'm not crazy about the behavior, but its not forbidden, therefore, permitted. Perhaps you can draft a revision
proposal that addresses the AC passing rules governing the actions of its membership?
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