[arin-ppml] Policy Proposal 107: Rework of IPv6 assignment criteria

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Fri Jan 15 15:03:04 EST 2010

On Jan 15, 2010, at 11:54 AM, Michael Richardson wrote:

>>>>>> "Member" == Member Services <info at arin.net> writes:
>    Member> Rationale:
>    Member> This proposal provides a complete rework of the IPv6
>    Member> end-user assignment criteria, removing the dependency on
>    Member> IPv4 policy, while maintaining many of the basic concepts
>    Member> contained in the current policies.  The order of the
>  So why does it grandfather IPv4 users, and maintain the notion that
> everyone should use RFC1918/"10-net" addressing, which in IPv6 appears
> to be ULA.
>  The clauses:
>        a. Having a previously justified IPv4 end-users assignment from ARIN or
>        one of its predecessor registries, or;
>  make no sense.
This is necessary to assure that those with IPv4 addresses are not prevented
from obtaining IPv6 resources.  Otherwise, policy may serve as a further
barrier to IPv6 adoption by existing IPv4 users.


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