Alan Barrett apb at cequrux.com
Thu Jan 8 13:01:08 CET 2015

On Thu, 08 Jan 2015, Paul Rendek wrote:
>>> 1. A change to section III.A no longer makes sense.
>>> A re-write of parts of section III.A mean that this paragraph no longer
>>> fits in its current position just before III.A.4:
>>> [[[
>>> While there are no concrete needs or plans at this point, the NRO EC may
>>> in the future determine that the IANA functions related to number
>>> resources should be transferred to a different contractor. In such a
>>> case, selection of a new contractor shall be conducted in a fair, open
>>> and transparent process, in line with applicable industry best practices
>>> and standards.  Associated requests for proposals, responses, and the
>>> contract itself, shall be published.
>>> ]]]
>>> I think that this paragraph can be removed, because the ideas in this
>>> paragraph are adequately captured under "viii. Continuity of
>>> Operations", but I'd like confirmation from others.
>> I agree it looks odd in where it's place but I have concerns about
>> simply deleting it.
>> This was added to address a point made on the IANAXFER list, and the
>> CRISP Team agreed to incorporate. We have to reconsider why we haven't
>> incoroprated this feedback if we delete.
>> My suggestion is to move to the last paragraph of III.A I, as initially
>> suggested on the ML, or we address this in the editorial version, if
>> this idea is supported.
>I think we can have a compromise here... I suggest removeing the last
>sentence of this text and agree that we can move it up to the last
>paragraph of III.A.I as Izumi suggests. That way we keep it high level
>as we have many times agreed on the calls.

That's fine with me.

> I have one other point I would like to raise. Section III.A.4 
> - Establishment of a Review Committee - I see alot of new text 
> that goes into detail. I remember agreeing on the call to keep 
> this high level and a matter for the RIR CEOs and Boards to 
> administer in detail.

We agreed on the call that it would be similar to the way the 
NRO-NC is constituted.

> Plus, this text is different from the text I have been 
> circulating on section III.  Can we revert to the text that 
> appears in the revisions that Nurani and I have been sending in?

I don't recall seeing any Review Committee text in your drafts.  I 
thought that you were working on the SLA principles.  I sent my 
text on 5 Jan, with an update on 7 Jan.

> I have attached the document again for your reference and use.

I still don't see any Review Committee changes there.

--apb (Alan Barrett)

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