[ppml] Clarification of 2002-3 and final opinion of 2003-15

Mury mury at goldengate.net
Wed Sep 24 15:14:51 EDT 2003

I want to make sure that I'm reading this correctly:

"If an end-user is multi-homed, and has an ARIN assigned ASN, the minimum
justified block of IP address space assigned by ARIN is a /22. Such
assignment will be made from a reserve block for this purpose."

Does this mean that a particular block will be used exclusively for
micro-assignments?  Only micro-assignments will be made out of this block
and all micro-assignments will be made from this block?

In other words anyone could aggregate this block in their routing tables
if they wanted to?  I'm thinking especially of Tier II-III providers.

If this is the case I support 2002-03.

After trying to search for a good reason to support 2003-15, I haven't
found one.  I think a sub-regional policy is asking for trouble down the


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