[arin-ppml] Draft Policy 2010-12: IPv6 Subsequent Allocation - Last Call (text revised)

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Sat Oct 16 13:36:30 EDT 2010

I support this change.


On Oct 16, 2010, at 10:32 AM, Matthew Petach wrote:

> On Wed, Oct 13, 2010 at 11:10 AM, ARIN <info at arin.net> wrote:
>> The ARIN Advisory Council (AC) met on 8 October 2010 and decided to
>> send the following draft policy to last call:
> ...
>> Draft Policy 2010-12
>> IPv6 Subsequent Allocation
>> Version/Date: 13 October 2010
>> Policy statement:
>> Modify Subsequent allocation criteria. Add the following:
>> Subsequent allocations will also be considered for deployments that
>> cannot be accommodated by, nor were accounted for, under the initial
>> allocation. Justification for the subsequent subnet size will be based
>> on the plan and technology provided with a /24 being the maximum allowed
>> for a transition technology. Justification for these allocations will be
>> reviewed every 3 years and reclaimed if it is not in use. All such
>> allocations for transitional technology will be made from a block
>> designated for this purpose.
> I support 2010-12, but would like to see the phrase "reclaimed if it is not
> in use" replaced with "reclaimed if it is no longer in use for transitional
> purposes."  This space is *just* for use for transitional technologies,
> not for native v6, there are separate allocation policies in place to handle
> native deployments, and we need to ensure that people do no simply
> start putting native customers on this space, and then never give it
> up, citing the "still in use" clause.  I really, really don't want to see
> transitional mechanisms turn into the new swamp.  Once the transition
> is done, and you've gone native...give back the transitional block, and
> move on.
> Thanks!
> Matt
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