[arin-ppml] Policy Proposal 2008-4 - a consensus opinion?

David Farmer farmer at umn.edu
Fri Oct 10 01:08:37 EDT 2008

On 10 Oct 2008 bmanning at vacation.karoshi.com wrote:

> On Thu, Oct 09, 2008 at 05:32:39PM -0500, David Farmer wrote:
> > > Let's have a minimum allocation boundary that works for everybody in
> > > the ARIN region (or better yet all RIRs) and be done with this.
> > 
> > This is like saying that there should be one and only one global set of Zoning 
> > laws.  And, I don't believe in a one size fits all world.    
> > 
> 	well, not to toss cold H2O on the fire, but routing is either
> 	bilateral or global in scope... if one takes the view that 
> 	minalloc size affects global routing, then one-size does fit
> 	the whole world...

Bill if you say so, then the magic number is /29, see the following looking at 
193/8 and 194/7;


I've been digging in and looking at stuff, I didn't realize any RIR were or did 
allocate /29s.

> 	that said, perhaps it is time to re-animate -MICRO-ALLOCATION GRRL- (tm)
> 	and argue that the correct minium allocation for now should be
> 	a /32, regardless of address family.  
> 	Cathy, are you up for it?
> --bill

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