[arin-ppml] APNIC out of v4

Joe Maimon jmaimon at chl.com
Sun Apr 17 00:17:39 EDT 2011

John Curran wrote:
> On Apr 14, 2011, at 8:03 PM, Charles O'Hern<charles at office.tcsn.net>  wrote:
>> just saw this:
>> http://www.zdnet.com/blog/networking/it-8217s-official-asia-8217s-just-run-out-of-ipv4-addresses/948
> Note also that as APNIC enters this stage of available IPv4 resources, their policies for allocation transition into a specific set of austerity measures designed to prolong availability of small IPv4 blocks for requesters for as long as possible.
> At present, the ARIN region has no similar policy (and may or may not have any need or community support for such a policy...)
> I will point out, however, that if such a policy is desired, it would be best to consider the matter sooner rather than later, so as to make certain the ARIN's final stage of new allocations matches community expectations.
> /John
> John Curran
> President and CEO

ARIN does have the 3 month window policy as well as a contiguous 
allocation requirement, those factors alone may have a significant 
effect on prolonging availability of small amounts of resources.

Also, 4.10.

I continue to believe that more can and should be done.


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