[arin-ppml] Policy Proposal: Predictable IPv4 Run Out by Allocation Window
dogwallah at gmail.com
Mon Jun 8 16:52:05 EDT 2009
I prefer this method, as it maintains the idea that we allocate
and assign based on need.
The "rationing" (IPv4 run out by prefix size) proposal
fundamentally alters the notion of needs based allocation.
"A name indicates what we seek. An address indicates where it is. A
route indicates how we get there." Jon Postel
On 6/8/09, Member Services <info at arin.net> wrote:
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> 1. Policy Proposal: Predictable IPv4 Run Out by Allocation Window
> 2. Proposal Originator: Leo Bicknell
> 3. Proposal Version: 1.0
> 4. Date: 8 June 2009
> 5. Proposal type: modify
> 6. Policy term: permanent
> 7. Policy statement:
> Replace the text in NRPM 220.127.116.11 with:
> After an organization has been a subscriber member of ARIN for one
> year, they may choose to request up to a 12 month supply of IP
> Starting on 1 July 2010, a gradual reduction in the allocation
> period will be applied as follows:
> As of 1 July 2010, they may choose to request up to a 9 month
> As of 1 January 2011, they may choose to request up to a 6 month
> As of 1 July 2011, they may choose to request up to a 3 month
> 8. Rationale:
> During the ARIN XXIII policy discussion several individuals
> described ideas similar to RIPE policy proposal 2009-03
> This policy adapts the same idea into an ARIN policy for
> discussion in this region.
> From the RIPE proposal:
> ] This is a proposal to gradually reduce the allocation and assignment
> ] periods in step with the expected life time of the IPv4 unallocated
> ] pool in order to address the perception of unfairness once the pool
> ] has run out.
> ] The proposal is not intended to stretch the lifetime of the
> ] unallocated pool.
> ] The proposal is independent of other proposals to reserve address
> ] space for transition purposes and/or new entrants. It can be
> ] implemented independently of these.
> 9. Timetable for implementation: Immediate
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