[arin-ppml] ARIN-PPML 2014-7

George Herbert george.herbert at gmail.com
Sat Feb 8 00:22:55 EST 2014


This is approaching a Shrubbery.

I oppose 2014-7; no clear need has been documented for any change, and the
discussion is clearly demonstrating the risks in trying to overthink where
we draw lines like this.


On Fri, Feb 7, 2014 at 9:10 PM, William Herrin <bill at herrin.us> wrote:

> On Fri, Feb 7, 2014 at 8:13 PM, Jimmy Hess <mysidia at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Agreed.   Also agree that IXPs with only a handful of participants are a
> > very easy low-cost renumbering scenario.
> > Why should the bar be as low as two or 3 participants?
> >
> > Why not make the required number  at least 9 or 10 participants minimum,
> > with actual documentation for 4 or 5,  before a whole /24 is warranted?
>
> Hi Jimmy,
>
> Personally, I like the number 5. Here's why:
>
> A) I've participated in a couple of IXPs that were more wishful
> thinking than reality. By the time an IXP has 5 participants, it's no
> longer wishful thinking. I'm no longer concerned that it may fail to
> grow, stranding a bunch of otherwise usable addresses.
>
> B) 5 participants plus the IXP's route server fits just so into a /29
>
> C) When it comes time to renumber, the more participants involved, the
> more of a PITA it becomes. A handful is not too bad, but coordinating
> the action of a dozen folks starts to get messy.
>
> Regards,
> Bill Herrin
>
>
>
>
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-george william herbert
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