Editorial Change ARIN-edit-2022-6

Editorial Clean-up of NRPM Sections 2.12 and 2.14

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

Current Text (26 July 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 2.12 and 2.14. The focus of this proposal is to eliminate the capitalization of certain words that are not defined in the NRPM and ensure that the intended meaning of the text is clear.

Policy statement:

In Section 2.12, change the text “Information” to “information”, and in Section 2.14, change the text “shall mean” to “means”, and change the text “Points of Presence (POPs), Datacenters, Central or Local” to “points of presence (POPs), datacenters, central or local”.

Timetable for implementation: Immediate

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

Staff Understanding:

ARIN-edit-2022-6 makes minor editorial changes to NRPM Sections 2.12 and 2.14.

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: 26 July 2022

History and Earlier Versions

Action Date
Proposal 14 June 2022
Classified as Editorial Change 26 July 2022
Advanced to Board of Trustees 20 September 2022
Adopted 19 October 2022
Implemented 22 March 2022

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