[arin-ppml] ARIN Multiple Discrete Networks Policy
jcurran at arin.net
Sun Oct 2 17:18:33 EDT 2011
On Oct 2, 2011, at 5:02 PM, Richard A Steenbergen wrote:
>> The current policy says "multiple discrete networks" not "networks
>> with unique routing policies" You've asserted that they are the same
>> and that is not the case accordingly to the current policy.
> You asked for an explicit definition and I gave you a perfectly sensible
If you'd like that definition used, then I suggest submission into
the policy process.
>> Networks that cannot readily reallocate their existing allocations
>> (for compelling reasons such as those shown in the examples, e.g.
>> regulatory restrictions on interconnection, geographic restrictions,
>> being discontiguous or those that are autonomous by nature) have been
>> judged to be "discrete networks". Organizations that acknowledge that
>> they can readily reallocate their existing allocations across
>> interconnected network infrastructure have been determined NOT to have
>> "multiple discrete networks", even if such reallocation would result
>> in a routing impact.
> Again, you're adding an exclusion which DOES NOT EXIST IN THE POLICY.
> The policy doesn't say ANYTHING about this ...
Alas, the policy makes clear that there must be a compelling need.
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