[ppml] Policy Proposal 2007-4 - Last Call

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Wed Apr 25 16:01:29 EDT 2007

Policy Proposal 2007-4
Changes to IPv6 policy - removal of "interim" consideration

The ARIN Advisory Council (AC), acting under the provisions of the ARIN
Internet Resource Policy Evaluation Process (IRPEP), determined that
there is community consensus in favor of the proposal and moved it to
last call. The AC made this determination at their meeting at the
conclusion of the ARIN Public Policy meeting on 24 April 2007. The Chair
of the AC reported the results of the AC meeting during the Members
Meeting. The AC Chair's report can be found at:

The policy proposal text is provided below and is also available at:

Comments are encouraged. All comments should be provided to
ppml at arin.net. This last call will expire at 23:59, Eastern Time, 9 May

The ARIN Internet Resource Policy Evaluation Process can be found at:


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Policy Proposal 2007-4
Changes to IPv6 policy - removal of "interim" consideration

Proposal type: delete

Policy term: permanent

Policy statement:

Delete following text at section 6.1.1 of NRPM:
"This policy is considered to be an interim policy. It will be reviewed
in the future, subject to greater experience in the administration of IPv6."


The actual text suggest that it is an interim policy, however it is not
longer the case. It is clear that any policy is always subjected to
changes, however other policies don't have such text.

It may be even considered as a negative "message" for IPv6 deployment,
especially because the possible "reading" as "not enough experience and
this is going to be changed, better wait", which is not a real situation.

No financial/liability implications for the community and ARIN are foreseen.

No special conditions, fees, exceptions, etc. seem to be required.

Timetable for implementation: Immediate

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