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[rpd] RPD : Prolicy proposal "Internet Number Resources review by AFRINIC" informations update

Lee Howard lee.howard at
Fri May 3 12:03:22 UTC 2019

On 5/3/19 4:16 AM, Owen DeLong wrote:
>> On May 2, 2019, at 13:21 , Arnaud AMELINA <amelnaud at 
>> <mailto:amelnaud at>> wrote:
>> We agreed on this long ago: "AFRINIC reserved right to review and 
>> members obligation to cooperate." ... and working here on community 
>> consensus approach to such  reviews and avoid the diktat  of Staff.
> For clarity, should diktat be dictate or is it some term with which I 
> am unfamiliar?

Diktat: a harsh settlement unilaterally imposed

> Specifically 4.(b).(ii) Applicants obligation to cooperate with 
> AfriNIC investigation reviewing applicant’s utilization. (mis-spelled 
> in the RSA as utiliSation, btw)
>> How important is this for the current discussions? you want to have 
>> some discussions on "utilisation" vs "utilization" ? *This is another 
>> exemple of your failure to accept other views.*
> I wasn’t aware that there was controversy or alternative views on the 
> correct spelling of utilization. If you are telling me that 
> utilisation [sic] is a correct spelling, then I apologize and gladly 
> accept your view in this context.

"Utilisation" is the English spelling. "Utilization" is a North American 

> Owen
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