[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 11:00:32 EST 2020


Derp, you mean the names of the RIRs in the new expanded text. 
That sounds like a good suggestion to me!

Joe, needing more coffee

On Wed, Dec 23, 2020 at 10:59:07AM -0500, Joe Provo wrote:
> 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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