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

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Fri Mar 25 16:03:18 EDT 2011

On Mar 24, 2011, at 5:26 PM, Benson Schliesser wrote:

> On Mar 24, 2011, at 12:58 AM, Gary Buhrmaster wrote:
>> While honest people
>> may disagree, it is my opinion that the LRSA is not
>> onerous (if one's goal is the be part of the community).
>> The time for dithering is approaching an end.
> I'm interested in this term "community" which seems to be so highly valued on PPML.  Does "community" refer to participants in PPML?  Attendees at ARIN meetings?  Address holders?  The larger community of address stakeholders (vendors, operators, users) in the ARIN region?  Or the entire population of the region?
Community refers to anyone who wishes to take an active role in the ARIN policy development process.

> My perspective is that a small community at ARIN makes policy that affects the larger population of stakeholders, and frequently conflates the two.
Decisions are made by those who participate. There is no feasible way to account for the desires of
people who choose not to participate.


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