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Re: Need for working ENUM [was Re: Welcome! ]
> Whilst I am in general in favour of alt-enum proposals, it is very
> important to remember that there does have to be an element of control
> and indentification in any implementation. If I didnt have to provide
> some proof when registering a number, it would be all to easy for me
> to register your telephone number and point it to us and steal your
> client telephone calls!
i agree. and, this is also true of native enum. that's why i proposed
"fax us a copy of your phone bill" as a way to prove block-ownership. if
there is another, more effective way to prove block-ownership, i am
> Just a minor point, but the 'depth' of allocation in the UK varies, 07x
> numbers are allocated at the 100,000 block level, most numbers at the 10k
> block, but some geographic, 0800 and 0844 numbers at the 1k level.
this i knew.
> Also, consider these situations:
> a) You have a telephone number you wish to integrate into the alt-enum
> system, but your provider at the 10k level doesnt want to participate?
> b) Your provider participates at the 10k level and won't subdelgate?
this doesn't work.
> c) You get a 'full number' delegation because of (a), but then your provider
> wants to take over at the 10k level.
it works until your provider enters the picture.
in dns, as in e164, autonomy is hierarchical. you can only do what your
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