[ppml] 2005-1 alternatives

Daniel Roesen dr at cluenet.de
Tue Apr 19 19:17:28 EDT 2005

On Tue, Apr 19, 2005 at 05:36:03PM -0400, Steve Feldman wrote:
> >>Maybe possession of PI v4 space?
> >
> >Why that? What sense would that make?
> It's just a strawman, but I was trying to think of some objective
> criterion that said the applicant is a legitimate multihomer, not
> just an address space squatter.  Better ideas are encouraged!

I'm not sure about ARIN policy here, but in RIPE, only multihomers do
get an ASN nowadays.

> The main objection to using possession of an AS as the criterion
> was that it would cause a run on the RIRs for new AS assignments.

Depends on what the policy for getting an ASN is. If it needs
multihoming, then... well...

I don't think people will start multihoming just to get IPv6 PI space in
a landrush...

Best regards,

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