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

McTim dogwallah at gmail.com
Thu Aug 23 00:15:34 EDT 2007

On 8/23/07, Iljitsch van Beijnum <iljitsch at muada.com> wrote:
> 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?

I think they have, and are looking for our stamp of approval.

It's good housekeeping, I support it.

> > 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".

so you do care ;-)


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