[arin-ppml] Draft Policy ARIN-2013-3: Tiny IPv6 Allocations for ISPs

Owen DeLong owen at delong.com
Thu Apr 4 17:40:20 EDT 2013

I support this change.


On Apr 4, 2013, at 2:14 PM, David Farmer <farmer at umn.edu> wrote:

> On 4/4/13 15:29 , William Herrin wrote:
>> Se la vie. Today, the battle we can win is getting IPv6, *any* IPv6,
>> into the hands of ISPs who are willing to do it if it doesn't change
>> their ARIN costs. The board isn't willing to set the IPv6 fees for
>> every ISP holding an IPv6 /32 at $500, but they'll apparently accept
>> making a smaller allocation to an ISP for $500. For that reason, I'd
>> encourage you to support the proposal.
>> Let's just make sure they can convert to a /32 later without renumbering.
> Actually, to that end I'll change the proposed clause (g) adding "or renumbering" to the end of the first sentence, resulting in;
> g. An LIR that requests a smaller /36 or /40 allocation is entitled to expand the allocation to /32 or /36 at any time without additional justification or renumbering.  Such expansions are not considered subsequent allocations.  However, any expansions beyond /32 are considered subsequent allocations, and must conform to section 6.5.3.
> This makes the policy intent abundantly clear without specifying operational issues like the size of a reservation.
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