On May 29, 2012, at 8:42 AM, John Curran wrote:
> On May 29, 2012, at 10:05 AM, David Conrad wrote:
>> The point of the statement "RIRs have nothing to do with routing" is to emphasize that the other requirements for connecting computers to the Internet are outside of the RIRs' control.
> It is possible that the goals in RFC 2050 are worth reevaluating (in light of
> IPv4 runout, the nature of IPv6, etc.) but the community has yet to perform
> that task and so it should not be surprising in the meantime that some policy
> discussions in the regions may take into consideration more than simply the
> single goal of ensuring uniqueness.
I was, of course, speaking of the historical RIRs that focused on being registries. As I stated, policies change.