[ppml] APNIC policy proposal to create a regulated market in IPv4 addresses

Iljitsch van Beijnum iljitsch at muada.com
Mon Aug 6 15:09:26 EDT 2007

On 6-aug-2007, at 20:46, Leo Vegoda wrote:

>> What would need to happen is that only a single prefix length is
>> allocated from any given block. This means no longer reserving
>> adjoining space for future growth, but this doesn't help aggregation
>> in practice anyway so it's no big loss.

> It would obviously make things far simpler for anyone writing  
> filters. It's a shame that it's not a practical proposition.

Hm, the other RIRs don't seem to need to reserve 3 /8s for giving  
out /29s. Or give out ANYTHING longer than a /24, for that matter.

Take your pick: solve the problems in human space in human time, or  
in forwarding planes on nanosecond scale time.

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