[arin-ppml] [arin-council] Submitted to ARIN Consultation and Suggestion Process

Paul Vixie paul at redbarn.org
Thu Aug 18 20:53:16 EDT 2011

On Friday, August 19, 2011 12:04:30 am Owen DeLong wrote:
> I'm suggesting that when it comes time to choose which routes to drop due
> to resource limitations, the most recent transfers might be the choice
> some people would prefer to make. (e.g. keep what has been working the
> longest working and let the suffering fall to those who joined the game
> most recently).

do you mean "joined" or do you mean "changed" ?

> Not so much the way the prefix was acquired as when the prefix was
> acquired. IMHO, if you acquire prefixes that late in the game, you should
> expect that some people might be out of routing slots and may not be able
> to carry them. IPv4 is doomed to this fate IMHO. ...

can you explain why IPv6 would not be similarly doomed ?

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