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Re: Internic address allocation policy (fwd)

  • From: Michael Dillon
  • Date: Tue Nov 19 19:17:38 1996

On Tue, 19 Nov 1996, Brian Tackett wrote:

> So, my question is: What can we do to make it better? Not "What can Kim
> Hubbard do to fix it", and not "What can those stupid ISP's do to fix it",
> but what can both do collaboratively to work out a consistent method of
> doing things, and making sure that it's well known to both new existing
> providers of network solutions.

Step 1. Document the whole process in excruciating detail complete with

Step 2. Refer everyone to this document

I'm on a half dozen ISP mailing lists and we often get questions from new
ISP's who obviously don't understand what they are doing. No matter what
the topic of the question, there is always one and the same answer.

     Go to and read the FAQ
     and other information there.

The FAQ and other resources at that site manage to get new ISP's up to
speed so that they can join in a more intelligent level of discussion.

Where is the SWIP/rwhois/IP allocation FAQ?

Michael Dillon                   -               ISP & Internet Consulting
Memra Software Inc.              -                  Fax: +1-604-546-3049             -               E-mail: [email protected]

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