[arin-ppml] PolicyProposal:EquitableDistributionofIPv4Resources before IPv4 Run out

Kevin Kargel kkargel at polartel.com
Fri May 23 14:50:47 EDT 2008

Works for me..  And then when we get to the very last IP in the world we
can ebay it and throw a BIG party with the proceeds..  :) 

-----Original Message-----
From: vixie at vix.com [mailto:vixie at vix.com] On Behalf Of Paul Vixie
Sent: Friday, May 23, 2008 11:58 AM
To: Kevin Kargel
Cc: arin-ppml at arin.net
Subject: Re: [arin-ppml]
PolicyProposal:EquitableDistributionofIPv4Resources before IPv4 Run out 

> How about this then, allocating the last of IPV4 using the "halfway
> algorythm, Whereby no single allocation can be made that is larger 
> than half of the remaining pool.  Granted the extra-large consumer 
> will hit the wall first this way, but it would ensure that there 
> wasn't a land grab by a greedy rich guy to take the last ip in the 
> world.  I haven't thought this through, so it is not in the form of a 
> proposal, but I think the idea has some merits.

would we call this the Zeno's Dichotomy Paradox proposal?

re: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zeno's_paradoxes

btw: :-)

More information about the ARIN-PPML mailing list