[arin-ppml] Draft Policy 2020-11: Replace the Image in Section 2 With a Textual Description

Joe Provo ppml at rsuc.gweep.net
Wed Dec 23 10:59:07 EST 2020


On Wed, Dec 23, 2020 at 08:55:34AM -0500, Brian Jones wrote:
> I support ARIN-2020-11 with one suggestion. Spell out what RIR stands for
> similar to the way IANA and ISP are spelled out to increase clarity and
> understandability.

Brian,

The image in question is in the header of Section 2. 
If you have a suggestion to improve the RIR definition in
Section 2.2 (
https://www.arin.net/participate/policy/nrpm/#2-2-regional-internet-registry-rir
), can you be more specific?

Cheers!

Joe

> Brian
> 
> On Tue, Dec 22, 2020 at 5:20 PM ARIN <info at arin.net> wrote:
> 
> > On 17 December 2020, the ARIN Advisory Council (AC) advanced
> > "ARIN-prop-295: Replace the Image in Section 2 With a Textual Description"
> > to Draft Policy.
> >
> > Draft Policy ARIN-2020-11 is below and can be found at:
> >
> > https://www.arin.net/participate/policy/drafts/2020_11/
> >
> > You are encouraged to discuss all Draft Policies on PPML. The AC will
> > evaluate the discussion in order to assess the conformance of this draft
> > policy with ARIN's Principles of Internet number resource policy as stated
> > in the Policy Development Process (PDP). Specifically, these principles are:
> >
> > * Enabling Fair and Impartial Number Resource Administration
> > * Technically Sound
> > * Supported by the Community
> >
> > The PDP can be found at:
> > https://www.arin.net/participate/policy/pdp/
> >
> > Draft Policies and Proposals under discussion can be found at:
> > https://www.arin.net/participate/policy/drafts/
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > Sean Hopkins
> > Policy Analyst
> > American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN)
> >
> >
> >
> > Draft Policy ARIN-2020-11: Replace the Image in Section 2 With a Textual
> > Description
> >
> >
> >
> > Problem Statement:
> >
> >
> >
> > The beginning of Section 2 in the NRPM shows a diagram of how addressing
> > responsibility is delegated. However, this image does not appear to have a
> > description or even alt text, and the actual text is not selectable. This
> > could have accessibility implications, especially for blind people, if the
> > NRPM is converted to plain text, or if the NRPM is translated into another
> > language.
> >
> >
> >
> > Policy Statement:
> >
> >
> >
> > Proposal:
> >
> >
> >
> > Replace the lead section of Section 2 with the following:
> >
> >
> >
> > Responsibility for management of address spaces is distributed globally in
> > accordance with the following procedures:
> >
> >
> >
> > - Global address space management is performed by the Internet Assigned
> > Numbers Authority (IANA). IANA distributes address space to RIRs (AfriNIC,
> > APNIC, ARIN, LACNIC, and the RIPE NCC), but not directly to ISPs or end
> > users.
> >
> > - RIRs, such as ARIN, distribute address space to Internet Service
> > Providers (ISPs) and directly to end-user organizations.
> >
> > - ISPs may further delegate address space to other ISPs, as well as to
> > other end-user organizations.
> >
> >
> >
> > Timetable for implementation: Immediate.
> >
> >
> >
> >
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