[arin-ppml] 2011-1 dissent Was: Re: ARIN-2011-1: ARINInter-RIRTransfers - Last Call
jcurran at arin.net
Tue Oct 25 13:02:37 EDT 2011
On Oct 25, 2011, at 4:57 PM, Randy Whitney wrote:
> On 10/25/2011 12:24 PM, John Curran wrote:
>> Note - another option (if the community is concerned about ARIN's
>> free pool being depleted for future xfers) would be to simply
>> disqualify all space issued henceforth from ARIN's available pool
>> from future specified transfer until the ARIN has no free space
>> remaining. This is an imperfect control (due to the ability with
>> some effort to swap out older assignments) but might be sufficient
>> under the circumstances.
> I oppose this new wording. I can think of just as many hypothetical
> opposite cases where this would cause future problems as those in the
> vocal tiny protectionist minority against adopting the transfer policy
> in the first place would, in support of this wording.
To be clear, I definitely was not recommending such a change, but only
pointing it out as a potential mechanism that had not had any discussion
to date. The need for _any_ additional controls is clearly still a matter
of active discussion by the community.
& Speed Typist
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