new template.net form...
Fri Aug 21 05:10:18 UTC 1992
Thanks for the grammar clean-up! Though I'm not sure about the
distinction you are making between "complies" and "will comply".
I'll have to run that one by the lawyers. Just kidding. :-) But
I will run it by some others here just to be sure we aren't taking
the law unto ourselves, so to speak.
>From: Piet.Beertema at mcsun.EU.net
>To: skw at merit.edu
>Subject: Re: new template.net form...
>Cc: regional-techs at merit.edu
>Date: Thu, 20 Aug 1992 11:42:54 +0200
>Comment about the (new) NACR template:
> ---- Network Announcement Change Request ----
> The networks which request access to the NSFNET backbone agree that traffic
> from the networks that will transit the NSFNET backbone comply with the
> "NSFNET BACKBONE SERVICES ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY" dated June 1992.
>The leading "The" unequivocally denotes the networks
>for which the NACR is submitted, but the marked "the"
>can equally well denote the networks in the NACR as
>"networks that will transit the NSFNET backbone" in
>general. Since the latter in general is not under the
>control of the networks mentioned in the NACR, this
>"the" should be replaced by "these".
>I spotted this quite some time ago already and I'm
>consistently using "these" in my NACR's, but sofar
>I just forgot to notify you. Sorry for that.
>And to get even more picky ;-) note that the word
>"comply" stands for the traffic, not the networks,
>and thus should be "complies" or "will comply" (the
>latter wording is better, since no one can be 100%
>sure, one can always try the best and make a promise).
>All in all this leads to the suggestion to change
>the text into:
> The following networks, which request access to the NSFNET backbone,
> agree that traffic from these networks that will transit the NSFNET
> backbone will comply with the "NSFNET BACKBONE SERVICES ACCEPTABLE
> USE POLICY" dated June 1992.
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