Editorial Change ARIN-2022-10

Editorial Clean-up of NRPM Sections 2.4 and 2.5

Status: Implemented 1 March 2023
Shepherds: Anita Nikolich, Kat Hunter

Current Text (23 August 2022)

Problem Statement:

This proposal continues the work that the ARIN AC NRPM Clean-up Working Group undertook to conduct an editorial review of the NRPM. It relates specifically to Sections 2.4 and 2.5. The focus of this proposal is to increase the consistency of terminology employed in the NRPM and ensure that the intended meaning of the text is clear.

Policy Statement:

In Section 2.4, change the text “address space” to “IP addresses”, and remove the comma after the text “(ISPs)”, and in Section 2.5, change the text “Address space” to “IP addresses” in each of the first four paragraphs and change the text “address space” to “IP addresses” in the last paragraph.

Timetable for Implementation: Immediate


This proposal is intended to be editorial in nature and to replace Prop-305 in part.

Staff Understanding:

ARIN-edit-2022-10 makes minor editorial changes to NRPM Sections 2.4 and 2.5.

The policy text is clear and understandable.

Implementable as Written?: Yes

Impact on ARIN Registry Operations and Services:


Legal Review:

No material legal issue.

Implementation Timeframe Estimate: 3 months

Implementation Requirements:

  • Staff training
  • Updates to public documentation
  • Updates to internal procedures and guidelines

Proposal/Draft Policy Text Assessed: 23 August 2022

History and Earlier Versions

Action Date
Proposal 14 June 2022
Classified as Editorial Change 23 August 2022
New community review period
Advanced to Board of Trustees 20 December 2022
Adopted 30 January 2023
Implemented 22 March 2022

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