[arin-ppml] the Transfer Policy Argument Space

bmanning at vacation.karoshi.com bmanning at vacation.karoshi.com
Wed Sep 3 09:48:00 EDT 2008

> 1. IPv6 is a failure and can not succeed, therefore we must extend the life of 
> IPv4 indefinitely beyond free poll exhaustion, a transfer policy is part of that;
> 2. IPv6 will eventually succeed, however we need to keep IPv4 viable until 
> the transiton is complete, a transfer policy will help keep IPv4 viable beyond  
> free poll exhaustion;
> 3. IPv6 will eventually succeed, but only if there is a forcing function to move 
> people from IPv4, free poll exhaustion is this forcing function;


	how about lets leave IPv6 (mostly) out of the discussion?

) IPv4 will continue to be used/useful for the next N years (N==10-20). 

) Demand for IPv4 has outstripped supply.

) Until viable alternatives become available, the trend will be to find 
  more efficent ways to use the IPv4 pool.


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