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

Mukom Akong T. mukom.tamon at
Mon Jul 7 09:07:59 UTC 2014

On Sat, Jul 5, 2014 at 8:14 AM, Andrew Alston <
Andrew.Alston at> wrote:

> This is far to ambiguous for me, host masters are trained to evaluate the
> legitimacy of requests.  They are NOT network engineers, and as stated in
> the above example, evaluation of these things can be complex and require a
> fair amount of skill to figure out where things are being used.  If we’re
> going to pass a policy like this, then how these checks are done and to
> avoid complex and time consuming fights needs to be clearly spelt out.

actually some/most of the hostmasters have been networking engineers. What
will be useful would be to list what specific skills you think are required
to properly evaluate these things and then if the hostmasters don't have
that skill, relevant training can be arranged.


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