Policy Statement on Address Space Allocations
Yakov Rekhter yakov at cisco.com
Fri Jan 26 02:10:05 CET 1996
Miguel, > > Would you assume that anyone whose address allocation follow > > "the current address allocation policy of the IANA/InterNIC/RIPE NCC/AP-NIC" > > is guaranteed 100% global Internet connectivity ? > > > > No one can assume anything in this fast moving world, but at least I > assume the last A of 'IANA' means 'Authority' and not 'Anarchy'. IANA is the *Naming and Addressing* Authority. But to the best of my knowledge the IANA's authority is not sufficient to guarantee Internet-wide connectivity. > If the aim is global connectivity there must be some common rules everybody > should follow. If someone has problems with them he can try to convince the > authority/community to change them, but in a civilized way, without trying > to impose anything to the rest of the world. What do you think should be covered by the "common rules everybody should follow", and who should be setting these rules ? Yakov.
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