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

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Fri Aug 19 03:59:51 EDT 2011

On Aug 18, 2011, at 5:43 PM, Martin Hannigan wrote:

> On Thu, Aug 18, 2011 at 8:04 PM, Owen DeLong <owen at delong.com> wrote:
> [ clip ]
>> I'm suggesting that when it comes time to choose which routes to drop due to resource limitations, the most recent transfers might be the choice some people would prefer to make. (e.g. keep what has been working the longest working and let the suffering fall to those who joined the game most recently).
> The above statement demonstrates a reason why we should discourage
> such a suggestion and make such a task difficult and
> available to those who take the time to first become clued. It's
> already acknowledged that there is enough data out there to do it. If
> the transparency becomes insanely important. someone will develop a
> tool. I think we're at a stage of "good enough".

No, we've acknowledged that the data _SHOULD_ be there, but, the who-was 
service that would be needed has not come to fruition. This list would be easier
(less software development) for the ARIN staff, so, hopefully it could actually
get implemented instead of just promised some day.

Care to explain how the community benefits from making this difficult?


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