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[rpd] [Community-Discuss] Call for AFRINIC’s registry service migration to other RIRs

Frank Habicht geier at
Fri Aug 6 06:34:00 UTC 2021


On 06/08/2021 00:20, Owen DeLong via RPD wrote:

> But there is an inherent territorial nature to houses and land as

> physical objects that does not apply

> to internet number resources. A contiguous network that spans multiple

> continents and operates

> a backbone should not be forced to have 5 different sets of

> non-contiguous numbers that it

> advertises regionally simply to satisfy some artifice of construction of

> the RIR system.


> Fortunately, the above is not the case, no matter how much AFRINIC

> wishes to pretend it is so.

I don't know of a case where AFRINIC has wished to pretend it is so.

I think multiple community members have in fact pretended so, not just
wished. But not AFRINIC.


When did AFRINIC (even wish to) pretend that global (multiple
continents) networks should be forced to have multiple sets of numbers?

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