[arin-ppml] Advisory Council Meeting Results - July 2011

Scott Leibrand 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
short.  :-)

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
> proposals.
> 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
> considerations)
> 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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