[arin-ppml] ARIN-2011-5: Shared Transition Space for IPv4 Address Extension - Last Call

Martin Hannigan hannigan at gmail.com
Sat Apr 23 12:15:14 EDT 2011

On Sat, Apr 23, 2011 at 11:57 AM, Owen DeLong <owen at delong.com> wrote:
>>> I'm really not seeing a point to your financial statement here.
>> If there is real need and this proposal does not end up being
>> implemented, you'll see this group pool their money and acquire
>> address space. They would likely opt to cost share the transaction and
>> the divisors would work in their favor.
> Uh, perhaps, but, more likely they will get it from ARIN and not
> from the market. Further, more likely, rather than pool their money,
> they'll just get individual assignments/allocations.
> It's cheaper for each of them to simply get the addresses from ARIN
> individually than to go to your speculative market pricing and it's
> quite a bit less complicated for each of them to apply individually
> than to try and convince ARIN to allocate to a consortium.

Owen, I think you should leave the spin doctoring to others. :-)



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