[arin-ppml] IPv6 Guarantee

Ted Mittelstaedt tedm at ipinc.net
Wed Apr 28 13:26:05 EDT 2010

On 4/27/2010 4:56 PM, James Hess wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 27, 2010 at 3:13 PM, Ted Mittelstaedt<tedm at ipinc.net>  wrote:
>> If ARIN were to ever attempt to do something like this
>> suggestion your going to merely succeed
>> in perking up the ears of the beancounters when they
>> hear or read about the word "fee refund".
> Perhaps  ARIN should reserve the  last /8 it gets,  and make a rule to
>   only allocate any space from it   to organizations  are able to
> demonstrate some
> reasonable level of  permanent IPv6 connectivity,  and still want the
> IPs  12 months after applying ---  in other words, a 12 months delay
> to get IPv4 addresses.  :)

I love that!  I can hear the cats screaming about it now, though.


> Applicants who request an allocation at the time no other addresses
> are available will be informed that  the requested addresses are
> generally unavailable,    they may request an IPv6  address assignment
> instead.
> And if  20%  IPv6  isn't met within 12 months,   then they will
> receive IPv4 addresses from the /8,  to the extent available,  without
> an additional cost.
> With requests sorted in order of size  (and requests for the smallest
> amounts of addresses being answered first,  in a randomized order)

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