[arin-ppml] ARIN-prop-154 Shared Space for IPv4 Address Extension (w/IETF considerations) - Staff Comments

Joel Jaeggli joelja at bogus.com
Thu Jul 7 15:54:27 EDT 2011

On Jul 5, 2011, at 7:21 PM, Gary Buhrmaster wrote:

> On Wed, Jul 6, 2011 at 00:54, Joe Maimon <jmaimon at chl.com> wrote:
> ....
>> I simply want to know how you can reserve a /10 specifically for the context
>> of 2011-5/pp-154 without letting the cat out of the bag.
> In practice, I just do not think you can keep that cat
> bagged over the time frame of IETF deliberations.
> The real question would be would anyone use that
> /10, knowing that they could be at some risk should it
> eventually be used for a real assignment/allocation.
> Is there any sense of the ARIN board as to whether they
> could decide to decide at their next meeting whether to
> direct a reservation of a final /10, based on the communities
> support of 2011-5, so that when the IETF process
> completes its work ARIN will be in a position to contribute
> that /10 (should the IETF result be aligned with 2011-5)?

It is not a foregone conclusion that an IETF outcome is aligned with 2011-5. If it was the previous document would already have passed through the IESG in all likely-hood given that it was tabled for discussion at IETF-79.

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