Redundant AS's

Randy Bush randy at psg.com
Sat Mar 21 10:44:23 CDT 2009


>> It takes me about 3-5 hours of work to track down and get an old
>> unused ASN to be deallocated.  How about updating the 2010 charging
>> model so that LIRs that return ASNs are compensated?
> 
> I don't think this is a good way of using RIR funds.  Why should the
> old guys receive even more special treatment?  RIPE's charging scheme
> already discriminates heavily against newcomers.

beancounters know how cut expenses, not how to increase sales.  thus,
they (though well-meaning) shrink the company and eventually drive it
into the ground.

the real path is to move forward, increase income, and grow.

perhaps there is a lesson here.  move on to 4-byte asns.

randy




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