jmcburnett at msmgmt.com
Mon Feb 3 20:08:10 EST 2003
Please forgive my somewhat uneducated question..
How did you come up with this number?
I am curious, but also just learning...
Unless I am wrong, I am willing to bet that ARIN
has more swamp space than RIPE and APNIC combined,
and don't forget the recent divesture of LACNIC..
This does sound awefully curious...
> Do you mean that if an RIR uses up 80% of a /8, it gets a new /8 from
>However, I found that 6 out of ARIN's 17 /8s were below 80%
>The numbers for RIPE and APNIC are 3 out of 9 and 2 out of 9
>Why is there a difference?
>Thank you very much for your reply.
>On Mon, 3 Feb 2003, John M. Brown wrote:
>> RFC 2050
>> but I think the 80 percent rule should NOT be applied
>> to RIR's. That would be a /8 for every 10 the get...
>> It would also be handy if ICANN actually did an audit of
>> the RIR's and their space allocations someday :)
>> basicly, when the RIR thinks its going to run out, they
>> ask IANA for another
>> > -----Original Message-----
>> > From: owner-ppml at arin.net [mailto:owner-ppml at arin.net] On
>> > Behalf Of Harsha Narayan
>> > Sent: Monday, February 03, 2003 5:52 PM
>> > To: ppml at arin.net
>> > Subject: [ppml] Question
>> > Hello,
>> > Could you please answer the following question?
>> > Under what circumstances or conditions does ARIN or any
>> > other RIR get a new /8 fron IANA/ICANN?
>> > Harsha.
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