[arin-ppml] Draft Policy 2011-5: Shared Transition Space for IPv4 Address Extension - IAB comment

David Kessens david.kessens at nsn.com
Tue Jun 28 01:25:28 EDT 2011


On Mon, Jun 27, 2011 at 08:05:51PM -0500, David Farmer wrote:
> Therefore, I would like to suggest representatives from the ARIN
> Community, and the ARIN AC, author and submit and Informational RFC
> documenting the allocation of the /10 per ARIN policy development
> process, including the technical details and justification
> surrounding it.  And, once the Draft is submitted, the board move
> forward with implementing 2011-5 based on the precedence of the
> allocation of 2001:DB8::/32 by APNIC, as documented in RFC3849.  I
> believe RFC2860 is clear that the IETF has a role, and it is

I believe there is a rather significant difference between your reading of
the MoU between the IETF and ICANN and what it actually says:

It doesn't say that the IETF has 'a' role in this matter, it says the IETF
is responsible for 'assignment of specialised address blocks'.

David Kessens

> desirable and necessary that such an allocation should be documented
> in RFCs, but it is not clear to me that ARIN cannot and MUST not
> make such an allocation base on the clear policy will of its
> community, especially based on the precedent of RFC 3849.
> References;
> 1. http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc3849
> 2. http://archive.apnic.net/meetings/14/sigs/policy/minutes.html#7
> 3. http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-huston-ipv6-documentation-prefix-00
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