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

William Herrin bill at herrin.us
Wed Jun 26 12:58:24 EDT 2013

On Wed, Jun 26, 2013 at 12:49 PM, David Farmer <farmer at umn.edu> wrote:
> On 6/26/13 11:14 , William Herrin wrote:
>>> I think there are even higher principle that we should be considering,
>>> such as
>>> - Network operators, public or private, are entitled to unique Internet
>>> number resource from the Internet Registry System to connect users (or
>>> consumers) and devices to the Internet.
>> Are these not matters of network infrastructure policy outside ARIN's
>> scope?
> Maybe the first one is, but if the second one is then why does the registry
> even exist?

Right, my mistake, I misread the second one. I would restate the second one as:

Sustainability. The registry's process must assure that number
resources remain available to registrants throughout the life cycle of
the protocols which use them.

Does that acceptably capture your point?

Bill Herrin

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