[arin-ppml] 2011-1 dissent Was: Re: ARIN-2011-1: ARINInter-RIRTransfers - Last Call

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Wed Oct 26 09:56:41 EDT 2011

On Oct 26, 2011, at 6:48 AM, John Curran wrote:

> On Oct 26, 2011, at 1:36 PM, William Herrin wrote:
>> Actually, I'm not sure about that last sentence. We've all been
>> assuming that reciprocity is expected, but rereading draft 2011-1 I
>> find no explicit reciprocity requirement. As 2011-1 is understood by
>> ARIN, does an RIR which does not permit its addresses to be
>> transferred out-region but does apply a needs basis of unknown
>> stricture to transfer recipients qualify to receive addresses under
>> 2011-1?
> The RIR must have a compatible, needs-based transfer policy 
> which allows them to approved the request to transfer to the 
> recipient; there is no reciprocity requirement in 2011-1.
>> Would anyone care to dispute the analysis that all four RIRs will
>> write or rewrite transfer policies in order to be compatible with
>> draft 2011-1 transfers, each binding ARIN to presently unknown
>> restrictiveness (lower bounded in that it must be "needs based") in
>> the resulting out-region transfers of ARIN-managed addresses?
> The matrix is updated twice per you; you are looking at the June 2011
> version in making that analysis.  I believe that APNIC has revised
> their transfer policy already as necessary to be compatible.
The APNIC revisions are technically not quite complete yet.

I believe last call either just closed or will close shortly.


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