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

Brian Jones bjones at vt.edu
Wed Dec 23 11:09:09 EST 2020


Yes, the names of the RIR's in the expanded test portion is what I meant.

+1 more coffee for me to...
—
Brian

On Wed, Dec 23, 2020 at 11:00 AM Joe Provo <ppml at rsuc.gweep.net> wrote:

> 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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> > Joe Provo / Gweep / Earthling
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