[arin-ppml] ARIN-2011-1: ARIN Inter-RIR Transfers - Last Call

John Curran jcurran at arin.net
Wed Oct 19 21:40:38 EDT 2011

On Oct 19, 2011, at 9:11 PM, William Herrin wrote:

> On Wed, Oct 19, 2011 at 8:47 PM, John Curran <jcurran at arin.net> wrote:
>> The changes that occur to a draft policy text after presentation
>> at the public policy meeting can be quite extensive and include
>> any action including rewriting, merging, or abandoning. I believe
>> that you are seeing the result of a "rewrite" of the draft policy,
>> and this is noted as specifically allowed by the PDP for policies
>> after PPM, with the protection being that any change results in
>> another last call to the community.
> Is this John Curran's opinion or is this the President of ARIN's
> ruling on the process question as it relates to draft 2011-1?

It is the President's ruling on your process question.

>> Note also that you do have the option to petition for the original
>> policy text to be sent to last call, if you do not like the action
>> taken by the ARIN AC on the draft policy.
> The original text has all of the faults that have been attributed to
> it in this thread. It was not expressed in clear, actionable policy
> language and was indubitably in need of editing. The last thing I want
> to do is petition for that text to be sent to last call.

If that is the case, then I would suggest that you provide 
suggested changes that would improve the draft policy text. 


John Curran
President and CEO

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