[ppml] Policy Proposal: 2007-12 IPv4 Countdown Policy Proposal

Leo Vegoda leo.vegoda at icann.org
Wed Mar 21 07:15:59 EDT 2007

On Mar 21, 2007, at 12:07 PM, <michael.dillon at bt.com> wrote:


> IANA doesn't have to ONLY give out /8s. Towards the end they could  
> give
> out smaller blocks. But that is a separate policy discussion.

Actually, the IANA does have to allocate in /8s units. The Allocation  
Principles section of the policy quite clearly states:

    "The IANA will allocate IPv4 address space to the RIRs in /8 units."



Leo Vegoda
IANA Numbers Liaison

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