[arin-ppml] ARIN-2013-4: RIR Principles / Request for General Thoughts

Paul Vixie paul at redbarn.org
Thu Jun 13 03:18:33 EDT 2013

William Herrin wrote:
> ...
> That having been said, this is 2013 not 1996. Justified need and free
> market are opposite sides of a partisan divide. Your draft takes a
> position.

from where i sit, jason's draft takes ARIN's position, both current and

> Something in such major contention can't possibly be a *current*
> guiding principle. Think about it. Partisan divide and guiding
> principle are on opposite ends of the spectrum.

i disagree that current guiding principles are by definition noncontentious.

if you would like to test the waters regarding a change to ARIN's
guiding principle in the future, there's a policy process available to you.

but hijacking a relatively tame proposal which would merely keep the
status quo, because here and now is a convenient place and time to
advance your own cause, is unprofessional.


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