ARIN, and reservations?

Alex Rubenstein alex at
Thu May 17 17:54:41 UTC 2001

Who 'allowed' you to announce the /19 when you had a /20 of it?

ARIN, at least to us, has been clear on not announcing what isn't

> In the spirit of full disclosure, we were being boneheads and using
> addresses in the reserved space under the mistaken assumption that
> since we were being allowed to advertise the whole /19, and had intent
> to use it, and were going to ask for the other side, it was OK to use
> that space. Not so.
> It would have been nice if ARIN had dropped an automated note to the
> effect of, "Hey, you've got x months to apply for this space before we
> re-assign it."
> Regards,
> Chris Kilbourn
> Chief Technical Officer
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