[arin-ppml] Advisory Council Meeting Results - July 2011
scottleibrand at gmail.com
Fri Jul 29 15:46:54 EDT 2011
As usual, some of my personal opinions about the AC's actions (and
some relevant context) are included inline below. This one's pretty
On Tue, Jul 26, 2011 at 12:34 PM, ARIN <info at arin.net> wrote:
> In accordance with the ARIN Policy Development Process, the ARIN Advisory
> Council (AC) held a meeting on 21 July 2011 and made decisions about several
> The AC selected the following proposal as a draft policy for adoption
> discussion online and at the ARIN XXVIII Public Policy Meeting in
> Philadelphia in October. The draft policy will be posted shortly to the
> ARIN-prop-141 Combined M&A and Specified Transfers
> The following proposals have been added to the AC's docket for
> development and evaluation:
> ARIN-prop-155 IPv4 Number Resources for Use Within Region
I already posted my opinion on this one. While I oppose the current
text, I think it needs to be discussed in Philly.
> The AC abandoned the following proposals:
> ARIN-prop-140 Business Failure Clarification
> ARIN-prop-154 Shared Space for IPv4 Address Extension (w/ IETF
> Regarding proposal 140: Having reviewed the proposal - and underlying policy
> that is the subject of the proposal - the AC agrees with the staff
> assessment [included below] that existing policy does not require
> clarification. Existing policy is well-understood and utilized by the ARIN
> community. Furthermore, the proposal text is confusing to many and would not
> have resulted in clearer policy. If there is in fact a problem to be
> remedied, the AC encourages further conversation to bring it to light, so
> that the community can address it more directly.
> The ARIN AC voted to abandon Proposal 154 because it considered the policy
> to be redundant considering the Board of Trustees has this same
> recommendation still on its table from policy 2011-5. The AC will continue
> to monitor events related to this policy concept as they develop from the
> Board of Trustees, the IAB, and the IETF.
> The AC thanks the authors and the community for their continuing effort
> and contributions to these and all other policy considerations.
Agreed. In addition, it's worth noting that the IETF draft linked to
2011-5 seems to be moving along well through the IETF's process.
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