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[rpd] New proposal - "Out-Of-Region Use of AFRINIC Internet Number Resources" (AFPUB-2014-GEN-002-DRAFT-01)

McTim dogwallah at
Sun Jul 6 18:48:32 UTC 2014

On Fri, Jul 4, 2014 at 11:46 AM, Douglas Onyango <ondouglas at> wrote:
> Hi McTim,
> On 4 July 2014 16:15, McTim <dogwallah at> wrote:
>> In general, I can get behind this proposal.
> Thanks.
>> "c. AFRINIC staff shall at their discretion, and using whatever means
>> are available, assess compliance with 3.a/b"
>> is a bit worrisome.
> This requirement is not new,  so I fail to see how/why it worries you.

It is brand new.

Can you show me where in policy staff are directed to ascertain
location of resources used?

Sure they look in the database to see if, for example 80% is in use,
but they don't have to actually do traceroutes to those IPs for that!


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route indicates how we get there."  Jon Postel

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