[arin-ppml] Proposal 97. Waiting List for Unmet IPv4 Requests

David Farmer farmer at umn.edu
Fri Dec 18 19:50:13 EST 2009

Scott Leibrand wrote:
> Oops, I forgot to answer this one:
> On 12/18/2009 4:12 PM, Scott Leibrand wrote:
>> 2. I believe the way this is stated that an organization with Multiple 
>> Discrete Networks is only entitled to a single allocation or 
>> assignment per organization, not per network.  Maybe you should 
>> mention this in the rational too.  Does the fact that they might be 
>> able to use multiple smaller blocks make any difference?
> I guess that really comes down to whether you think that it's better for 
> an organization with multiple discrete networks to qualify for more 
> space than an organization with a single network and the same sized 
> need.  From a routing perspective, that's fine, as each discrete network 
> is going to advertise its own route into the DFZ regardless.  But from a 
> fairness perspective, I'm not sure whether we want to add an MDN 
> exception to bypass the single continuous range of addresses requirement.
> Anyone else have an opinion about whether blocks for multiple discrete 
> networks should have to be allocated as a single continuous range of 
> addresses or not?

I'm fine with them getting a single request and block per organization 
and not per network.  But, this would be another good one for an FAQ in 
the rationale.

> Thanks,
> Scott

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