[arin-ppml] Policy Proposal 102: Reduce and Simplify IPv4 Initial Allocations

Seth Mattinen sethm at rollernet.us
Mon Nov 9 15:10:07 EST 2009

Chris Grundemann wrote:
> Would you support the proposal if it only had a renumbering
> requirement up to /22 (the current minimum initial allocation for
> multihomed ISPs)?  That would still help keep the impact of lowering
> the minimum initial allocation on the routing table down but would not
> introduce any new barriers to ISPs qualify under current policy
> either.

Sure. If we hand out PI /23 and /24 I agree that they should have to
give them back when they grow into the current policy. I hate, *hate*,
sites that get a /20 and then advertise it all as /24's for "traffic
engineering". If they don't want to renumber during growth then they
need to make a case for a /22 or use PA space until they can.


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