[arin-ppml] Submitted to ARIN Consultation and Suggestion Process

Kevin Kargel kkargel at polartel.com
Thu Aug 18 18:22:32 EDT 2011

I support Owen's proposal..


> -----Original Message-----
> From: arin-ppml-bounces at arin.net [mailto:arin-ppml-bounces at arin.net] On
> Behalf Of Benson Schliesser
> Sent: Thursday, August 18, 2011 5:01 PM
> To: Owen DeLong
> Cc: ARIN PPML; Advisory Council
> Subject: Re: [arin-ppml] Submitted to ARIN Consultation and Suggestion
> Process
> On Aug 18, 2011, at 4:54 PM, Owen DeLong wrote:
> > I believe that people who run routers might prefer to be able to exclude
> routes based on a first-come-first-serve basis when their routers start
> running out of memory. While the aggregated data can help with the policy
> part, policy alone is not the only concern as transfers become more
> common.
> >
> > The ability to do so requires exposure of the individual prefixes.
> Are you suggesting that people might drop routes (e.g. because of resource
> limitations) based on whether they were disaggregated due to a transfer?
> In my view, such a decision should be based on the value of reachability
> to the prefix in question (not the way the prefix was acquired), so if I
> understand you correctly then I disagree.  Can you clarify?

IMHO network operators should be able to make routing decisions based on whatever the heck they want to base the decisions for *their* network on.  I do believe that this would provide valuable information to the community.

> Thanks,
> -Benson
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