SWIP: /29s vs /28s

Gilbert Martin @ Learning Solutions Gilbert.Martin at za.didata.com
Fri Aug 31 04:32:06 EDT 2001

I agree, and if the broader communty is affected I am sure we will find a
solution to that as well. ;-)

-----Original Message-----
From: David R Huberman [mailto:huberman at gblx.net]
Sent: Friday, August 31, 2001 9:35 AM
To: ppml at arin.net
Subject: SWIP: /29s vs /28s

Hello everyone,

It seems to me that it may be time to reconsider the minimum assignment
size required to be SWIPed.

Currently, it stands at a /29. I think we should consider moving it to a

Often times the only /29s I see are for home networks. Since residential
assignments are already excepted in ARIN reassignment policies, the
objects are minimally useful.

Would moving the minimum size to a /28 significantly decrease your
paperwork as an operator? Would the broader community be harmed by not
seeing /29 objects?



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