Re: [Ianaplan] What are the RIRs doing?

David Conrad <> Mon, 08 September 2014 22:12 UTC

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Subject: Re: [Ianaplan] What are the RIRs doing?
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On Sep 8, 2014, at 2:45 PM, S Moonesamy <> wrote:
> At 12:06 08-09-2014, Seun Ojedeji wrote:
>> For now I am gonna assume this is a regional effort i.e the apnic region's view.
>> The understanding I gathered is that there is yet to be a global process to engage the numbers community and such is still in formation.
> A person could use the existing global (numbers) process.  

I’m unsure whether the global process would be applicable here.  I thought that process applies only to numbers allocation policy that affects the IANA numbers function.  

> It could take about a year if the person is lucky.  A regional (numbers) process I am familiar with would take around four months if the person is lucky.

Perhaps “exceptionally lucky and on a topic with zero controversy” would be a better characterization.  I’m actually unaware of any instance of any RIR process (at least these days) than has run from start to finish in only four months.

> There were some interesting questions on a RIR mailing list.  It seems that people would like to understand what all the discussions are about.

Which RIR mailing list?