ARIN-PPML Message

[arin-ppml] Sensible IPv6 Allocation Policies - Rev 0.8

On 11/16/10 3:25 PM, Owen DeLong wrote:
> 
> On Nov 16, 2010, at 2:10 PM, Charles O'Hern wrote:
> 
>> On 11/16/10 12:38 PM, Owen DeLong wrote:
>>>
>>> On Nov 16, 2010, at 12:07 PM, Charles O'Hern wrote:
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>> Because 6.5.8 doesn't seem to mention assignment on nibble boundaries (though I could have missed it), perhaps:
>> (d)	For purposes of the calculation in (c), an end site which can justify more than a /48 under the end-user assignment criteria in 6.5.8 shall count as the least multiple of 4
>> that can contain the size of the assignment under that policy.
>>
> 6.5.8 does not mention it. It depends, instead, on the end-user assignment policy. This is done to ensure that
> ARIN and LIRs are assigning blocks to end users from identical policy, including future changes to that
> policy. It allows for consistency of policy maintained in a single place.
> 
> 2010-8 provides for nibble alignment in end-user policy. Current end-user policy does not provide for
> nibble alignment. I support 2010-8 and hope that it will be sent to last call shortly.
> 
> I'd like to avoid putting end-user policy snippets in the ISP Allocation policy if possible because I think
> it confuses matters. However, if you still think this is a concern, let me know and I will attempt to address
> it.

*sheepishly* I hadn't reviewed 2010-8 for that, but agree that putting specifics for EU policy in ISP policy would muddle things.
Strike my last and thanks for the response.

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