[arin-ppml] IPv6 /32 minimum for extra-small ISP

William Herrin bill at herrin.us
Sat Apr 17 19:46:04 EDT 2010

On Sat, Apr 17, 2010 at 7:29 PM, John Santos <JOHN at egh.com> wrote:
> On Sat, 17 Apr 2010, William Herrin wrote:
>> On Sat, Apr 17, 2010 at 6:06 PM, William Herrin <bill at herrin.us> wrote:
>> > Only the generality was
>> > important to Ted's reminder that when providing ARIN allocations to
>> > ISPs that find $2250/year challenging, "you consume the same amount of
>> > routing resources on everyone else's BGP router on the Internet,"
>> > regardless of the range of each address block announcement.
>> That having been said, I have no objection to a policy change that
>> allows ISPs to request the same block sizes as end users, so long as
>> it's done in a way that doesn't make IPv6's TE (disaggregation)
>> filterability worse that it already is.
> Can we count on the RSA to enforce allocations?  How about policy
> to allow ARIN to allocate at /40 to an extra-small ISP at the
> same price as it would for a /40 PI assignment (Hope I've got
> "allocation" and "assignment" right :-),

Actually, I'm a fan of proposal 2010-7 which is being offered at the
meeting next Tuesday. It would solve both problems articulated above.

Bill Herrin

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