[arin-ppml] APNIC out of v4

Tony Hain alh-ietf at tndh.net
Fri Apr 15 02:08:36 EDT 2011

Owen DeLong wrote:
> On Apr 14, 2011, at 7:33 PM, Matthew Kaufman wrote:
> > Could we get a comment from ARIN staff about what ARIN plans to do
> about applicants from the APNIC area who will now shift their requests
> to other RIRs?
> >
> > Matthew Kaufman (who has found the graphs showing APNIC running out
> but no other RIR's runout accelerating at that point... interesting)
> Geoff has explicitly stated that his numbers do not factor in request
> portability
> because there is no good or valid way to quantify it. As a result, they
> are
> horrendously optimistic in my humble opinion. (Note, I speak here as an
> interested observer and a member of the community, not in my role
> as an AC member).
> I don't know what you'll get out of ARIN staff, but, I suspect it will
> be something
> along the lines of "We will continue to follow the policies set by the
> community".

If they are ARIN members they are free to request whatever policy allows. If
they are not, they are free to become ARIN members. Rinse & repeat...

> I'm pretty sure that I understand the current operational practice,
> but, I will
> give staff an opportunity to make a detailed and accurate response
> before
> I share my own personal understanding which may not be 100% accurate
> or current.
> Owen
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