[arin-ppml] Recommended Draft Policy ARIN-2022-11: Clean-up of NRPM – Introduction of Section 2.17

John Curran jcurran at arin.net
Wed Mar 22 11:34:14 EDT 2023

On Mar 22, 2023, at 11:27 AM, William Herrin <bill at herrin.us> wrote:

Asked and answered. Perhaps you missed it the first two times around?

You propose -

Computer network protocols often use unique integers to identify
computers and functions within the network. Examples include IP
addresses in versions four and six of the Internet Protocol and
Autonomous System Numbers in the Border Gateway Protocol. The Regional
Internet Registries, including ARIN, manage the registration of such
Number Resources by the organizations which use these network
protocols, assuring that two organizations do not end up with the same

and then elsewhere suggest "The point of section 2 is to render technical jargon in
terms of -ordinary English-."

Alas, Number Resource Policy Manual is not intended as a primer on computer networking,
and the point of section 2 is rather to provide technical definitions for a technical audience.


John Curran
President and CEO
American Registry for Internet Numbers

-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <https://lists.arin.net/pipermail/arin-ppml/attachments/20230322/11b562a2/attachment.htm>

More information about the ARIN-PPML mailing list