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[rpd] New Policy Proposal Received - "Multihoming not required for ASN (AFPUB-2019-ASN-DRAFT01)"

S. Moonesamy sm+af at
Fri Apr 5 23:12:38 UTC 2019

Hi Jordi,
At 03:04 PM 05-04-2019, JORDI PALET MARTINEZ via RPD wrote:
>I agree, and you may guess that if I know that it was being 
>published today, is because I've asked already to the staff :-)


>I don't keep myself the emails from that discussion (I delete them 
>once I respond), and you are deleting that text, so I can to see it 
>anymore ... So please, don't delete text from emails, so to have a 
>fluid discussion!

I'll try to remember that for your emails.

>I captured it from the mailing list archive. I think you mean this:
>After receiving feedback from Resource Members, I read the
>information on the web site to see what could be useful to
>them.  Here's an example: "All requests for ASNs under these criteria
>will be evaluated using the guidelines described in RFC 1930 or its
>successors".  That RFC contains ten pages.  The English version of
>the text in your email fits in one page.  That text contains the
>words "routing policy".  Would a network operator  understand those words?
>-> Yes, anyone requesting an ASN MUST understand that. Anyone 
>reading the policy manual MUST understand that. Otherwise, they 
>should ask the staff or get some training!

Thanks for the response.

>There was also the following in the text: "or be planning to
>interconnect within a period of no more than six (6) month as of the
>moment of the application".  Is that clearer in comparison with "a
>reasonably short time thereafter"?
>-> I don't see where is that text? Anyway, in my opinion, in some 
>cases it is better to not provide strict deadline, so in a case by 
>case basis the staff can decide.

There are the following words in the service level commitment [1]: 
"provide an effective response on all queries addressed to it, within 
two (2) working days".  Should that be changed to: provide an 
effective response on all queries addressed to it, within a 
reasonably short time thereafter?

>-> if you mean that in LACNIC they mention six months, I didn't 
>developed that policy


>proposal and didn't realized about that. I may probably actually 
>suggest a policy to reword it there as well ...

S. Moonesamy


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