Re: [Ianaplan] What are the RIRs doing?

S Moonesamy <> Mon, 08 September 2014 23:24 UTC

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Subject: Re: [Ianaplan] What are the RIRs doing?
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Hi David,
At 15:12 08-09-2014, David Conrad wrote:
>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.

I am not sure whether it is applicable as it has not been tried 
before.  Section 5 of the ASO MoU can be interpreted in different ways.

>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.

I actually took five months to get a proposal through a RIR 
process.  In general, the process can be quite lengthy.

>Which RIR mailing list?

It was on

S. Moonesamy