shared address space... a reality!

Christopher Morrow morrowc.lists at
Thu Mar 15 10:38:03 CDT 2012

On Thu, Mar 15, 2012 at 11:34 AM, John Curran <jcurran at> wrote:
> On Mar 14, 2012, at 6:54 PM, Christopher Morrow wrote:
>> thanks! history is important here.

reading this this morning, my comment sounds more flippant than I
meant. I really did mean that getting the details right was important.

> Policy proposals for "specialized technical allocations"
> are best considered by the IETF.  ARIN was aware of the
> RFC 2860 (the MOU between ICANN and the IAB) which said
> as much, and once we confirmed this understanding with
> the IAB, ARIN directed the community to make use of the
> IETF process to develop an appropriate RFC for an IANA
> assignment.
> ARIN was notified by the IANA that the RFC was approved
> and was asked if we could assign sufficient resources to
> them for this purpose.  The ARIN Board approved assigning
> back to the IANA a /10 block out of one of the /8's we
> received from them in 2010.  The IANA registry has been
> now updated accordingly:
> Thanks! (and hope this clarifies things)

does, thanks!

> John Curran
> President and CEO

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