[arin-ppml] DoD to sell 13 x /8 of its IPv4 Blocks over the next 10 years and need for ARIN-2019-19

Joe Provo ppml at rsuc.gweep.net
Thu Dec 19 17:45:24 EST 2019


On Thu, Dec 19, 2019 at 10:32:27PM +0000, Michel Py wrote:
[snip]
> > Joe Provo wrote :
> > Since this list is archived and referenced, rather than let that sit in silence,
> > personally I have to note - there is no such thing as "industry standard squat space".
> 
> Joe, this is wishful thinking but the reality is that there
> actually is such thing. 
[snip]

In the part you didn't quote, I pointed out operators have choice.
Operators may foolishly choose to squat, and there may be a circle 
of operators who share what space they squat, infecting others with 
that bad idea. Or it may be job hoppers who carry the contagin to
new environments.  But it is in no way "industry standard" and to
perpetuate that phrasing is in itself supporting it, even without
doing it yourself.

PPML isn't the the place for it, but naming and shaming elsewhere
(nanog?) could be an interesting exercise.


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