[ppml] Policy Proposal: IANA Policy for Allocation of ASN Blocks to RIRs

Iljitsch van Beijnum iljitsch at muada.com
Wed Aug 22 17:56:53 EDT 2007

On 25-jul-2007, at 16:47, Member Services wrote:

> IANA allocates ASNs to RIRs in blocks of 1024 ASNs.

Nobody cares. Can these guys figures this stuff out amongst  
themselves, please?

> 2-byte only and 4-byte only ASN

And can we please refer to these as 16-bit and 32-bit AS numbers? In  
the IETF, the word "byte" is traditionally shunned so anyone looking  
for this stuff will be searching for "32-bit" and not "4-byte".

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