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

Seth Mattinen sethm at rollernet.us
Mon Nov 9 15:19:35 EST 2009

William Herrin wrote:
> Hi Seth,
> Would you clarify: do you mean that you oppose the proposal solely
> because it *doesn't go far enough* loosening the rules on IPv4
> allocation?
> As I read the proposal, nothing there would act to restrict
> allocations that ARIN or others may presently make. Have I missed
> something?
> I would respectfully suggest that the looming end of the IANA free
> pool makes this a particularly inopportune time to "hold out for
> something better."

I think the current /22 policy is a good boundary between PI and PA land
for multihomers. As I read other comments in this thread maybe I'm
misunderstanding the policy in that this is creating a separate class of
"temporary allocations" and not really changing existing policy?


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