[arin-ppml] ARIN-prop-153 Correct erroneous syntax in NRPM 8.3
owen at delong.com
Fri May 27 20:03:03 EDT 2011
On May 27, 2011, at 4:25 PM, Matthew Kaufman wrote:
> On May 28, 2011, at 1:09 AM, Owen DeLong wrote:
>> Given the time ARIN takes to evaluate and turn around a request, I don't think that's actually true. I also
>> trust that staff would become suspicious and investigate such situations appropriately as well.
> What's "suspicious" about it? I tell ARIN "look, I need 660,000 addresses... I found someone with that many, but they're in a bunch of different blocks. Over the next few hours you'll be getting a bunch of transfer request forms with associated justification"
> "Here's my justification that I need 660,000 addresses... which of course also justifies the 65536 for this /16"
> "Here's my justification that I still need over 594k addresses... which of course is sufficient to justify the 131072 for this /15"
> "Here's my justification that I still need over 463k addresses... which of course is sufficient to justify the 512 for this /23"
ARIN would quickly identify this as an end-run on the policy and block it, I believe. John, care to comment?
> And so on and so on until they get down to the last block.
> Nothing suspicious, nothing that violates the policy, just a big waste of time for all three parties involved.
Actually it does. However, I'll be happy to correct the language to prevent such a workaround if you
think it is necessary.
> I think this is one case where the staff outsmarted the AC for a good reason.
We can agree to disagree.
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