wet-behind-the-ears whippersnapper seeking advice on building a nationwide network

Jimmy Hess mysidia at gmail.com
Mon Sep 19 02:54:10 UTC 2011

On Sun, Sep 18, 2011 at 8:25 PM, Frank Bulk <frnkblk at iname.com> wrote:
> I understand that tunneling meets the letter of the ARIN policy, but I'll make the bold assumption that wasn't the spirit of the policy when it was written.  Maybe the policy needs to be amended to clarify that.

ARIN is not in a position to judge the technical merits of a certain
network design.
Tunneling may be ill-advised, but that's the network operator's choice.

The choice of using tunnelling does not mean that they no longer will
need IP addressing,
or that  they are not multihomed anymore.

> Frank

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