[ppml] FW: 2006-7 IPV6 Initial Allocation suggested changes-InputRequested

JORDI PALET MARTINEZ jordi.palet at consulintel.es
Sat Jan 27 04:23:10 EST 2007

I guess Leslie can tell us how many request have been rejected on the basis
of the lack of a plan for 200 /48, however, as said in my previous message,
it seems to me that many of those "plans" are just made up to get the

If we have a single policy with helps to lie, are we accepting the same way
the people to lie in all the other policies ?


> De: Kevin Loch <kloch at kl.net>
> Responder a: <ppml-bounces at arin.net>
> Fecha: Sat, 27 Jan 2007 02:24:04 -0500
> Para: <ppml at arin.net>
> Asunto: Re: [ppml] FW: 2006-7 IPV6 Initial Allocation suggested
> changes-InputRequested
> Andrew Dul wrote:
>> I certainly think it is very possible to have a business and only a few
>> customers and be a profitable.  That isn't the question we should be
>> considering in defining the policy.
>> We also need to be considering how these changes will impact the routing
>> infrastructure.  Like it or not the policies we set have a very real impact
>> of the routing infrastructure.  While ARIN doesn't set routing policy it
>> can heavily influence how routing economics (or lack thereof) effect the
>> network architecture and infrastructure.
>> How about this case...
>> I have a home business and want to defray the costs of my internet service
>> so I want to assign a /48 to my neighbors who will receive service via
>> wireless.  I'm now an LIR and eligible for a /32.
>> That doesn't seem like the type of organization who is an LIR/ISP as was
>> envisioned by others when defining the IPv6 routing infrastructure.
> The folks that originally defined the IPv6 address policy
> only allowed for a handfull of super-isp's that would each get a /16.
> That was impractical (to put it mildly) in the conservative direction.
> The other extreme is that anyone who would be assign space
> to others would get a LIR minimum of /32.  That of course is not
> practical with the current routing system either.
> While the current threshold of 200 over 5 years seems like just a wild
> guess it doesn't seem to be stopping anyone from actually deploying
> IPv6 if they want to.
> I don't see any reason to change the ISP requirements part of the
> policy right now.
> - Kevin
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