[ppml] Policy Proposal 2007-19 - Staff Assessment

Leo Vegoda leo.vegoda at icann.org
Tue Oct 16 17:34:40 EDT 2007

On 15 Oct 2007, at 00:43, Member Services wrote:


> III. Comments
>    A. ARIN Staff
>      1. The “Additional Allocations” section indicates an RIR can
> receive an additional ASN allocation when the RIR “has
> assigned/allocated 80% of the previously received ASN block”.
>      After 12/31/2009, there will be no distinction made between 2  
> byte
> AS numbers and 4 byte AS numbers per policy.  Does “previously  
> received
> ASN block” literally mean the most recent ASN block (even if it was  
> a 2
> byte only block), or does it mean 80% of both the most recent 4 byte
> block and the most recent 2 byte block?  If it’s the latter, one ASN
> block would never be audited, since it would never be “the most recent
> ASN block allocated”.

I think that people would reasonably expect IANA to review both the  
most recent 16-bit and 32-bit ASN allocations when evaluating a  
request for an additional block after 2009.


Leo Vegoda

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