[arin-ppml] Draft Policy ARIN-2016-5: Post-IPv4-Free-Pool-Depletion Transfer Policy
andrew.dul at quark.net
Fri Jun 24 11:51:47 EDT 2016
On 6/22/2016 7:54 PM, Brett Frankenberger wrote:
>> We are certainly open to other language if you would like to suggest
>> something, to clarify our intent.
> 8.5.4. Initial block
> Organizations without direct assignments or allocations from ARIN
> qualify for transfer of an initial block of ARIN's minimum transfer size.
> That language suggests that if I am an organization with no direct
> assignment or allocation, I qualify for a transfer of a /24. What you
> appear to be saying is that the actual policy (due to the contribution
> of 8.5.2) is that I qualify for a /24 if I am an organization with no
> direct assignmetns or allocations, *and* I intend to use them on an
> operational network.
> If the latter is the intended policy, I would write it that way:
> 8.5.4: Organizations without direct assignments or allocations from
> ARIN qualify for a transfer of an initial block of ARIN's
> minimum transfer size, provided the organization intends to
> use the transferred block on an operational network.
> 8.5.2 could then be removed (or, if it was left, it would at least not
> appear inconsistent with 8.5.4.)
> (By way of analogy, if our intent is that 8.5.2 would effectively
> impose an additional constraint on an 8.5.4 transfer, then we have an
> NRPM that is conceptually like:
> SECTION A: All children are entitled to a lollipop.
> SECTION B: Actually, only children that plan to consume the lollipop
> are entitled to a lollopop.
> That strikes me as poorly drafted.)
Thanks for the suggested rewrite for additional clarity. I'll take that
into account as we consider updates to this policy draft in the future.
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