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RE: The Cidr Report

  • From: Hannigan, Martin
  • Date: Mon Feb 14 08:37:33 2005


> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-nanog@merit.edu [mailto:owner-nanog@merit.edu]On Behalf Of
> Hank Nussbacher
> Sent: Monday, February 14, 2005 3:26 AM
> To: Philip Smith
> Cc: Nanog
> Subject: Re: The Cidr Report
> 
> 
> 
> At 10:27 AM 14-02-05 +1000, Philip Smith wrote:
> 
> Well said.  At NANOG you get the clueful people cuz they at 
> least knew to 
> come.  That is a start.  But there are hundreds of ISPs out 
> there who don't 
> have a clue.  RIPE realized this without having to do a 
> membership poll and 
> rightly so, goes and does training where it is needed (and 
> believe me - I 
> am their biggest critic and all-around pain in the ass when 
> it comes to 
> their expenses as Leo and Rob can attest).
> 
> NANOG is not the place to do it.  ARIN, as part of their 
> overhead should do 
> an east coast, west coast and Chicago area tutorial at least once a 
> year.  And guess what - most of the training material has 
> already been 
> written by the other RIRs.

Am I misreading the report? That doesn't look like a list of
clueless people. 

Just because another RIR does something doesn't mean we 
should automatically assume ARIN should too. This is a 
different area with different dynamics.

Regardless, you could always propose this to ARIN instead of
NANOG. :-)

-M<