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Re: ARIN Policy on IP-based Web Hosting

  • From: Patrick Greenwell
  • Date: Thu Aug 31 17:50:26 2000

On Thu, 31 Aug 2000, Alec H. Peterson wrote:

> 
> "John A. Tamplin" wrote:
> > 
> > Well, if the policy is that you have to use name-based hosting everywhere
> > feasible and do something different for those customers that need
> > something different, that can be quite a hardship on existing setups.
> > For example, re-engineering all the tools to create and maintain vdom
> > services, changing existing customer setups, etc.  It is certainly easier
> > to treat all hosting customers alike, rather than have completely
> > separate setups and then have to change a customer from one to the other
> > when they add or delete services (including downtime).
> 
> That was also brought up at the meeting, however it was generally agreed
> that the address savings were worth the work.

Very thoughtful of the assemblage to make that determination for everyone
else.