[arin-ppml] Draft Policy ARIN-2013-6: Allocation of IPv4 and IPv6 Address Space to Out-of-region Requestors - Revised Problem Statement and Policy Text

William Herrin bill at herrin.us
Wed Sep 18 14:25:43 EDT 2013

On Wed, Sep 18, 2013 at 3:12 AM, Matthew Petach <mpetach at netflight.com> wrote:
> The concern I have with "plurality" is that that I may not know
> with certainty that a new request will meet that definition; I may
> intend for it to be split 50/40/10 between ARIN/RIPE/LACNIC
> regions; but then upon deployment, discover that the LACNIC
> backbone nodes required more space than expected, as did
> RIPE, and my split ends up being 40/45/15.  Now it's no longer
> a plurality of space in the ARIN region.  It's easier to plan to
> hit a target percentage than try to hit a multi-way ratio given
> the unpredictable and changeable forces that impact real
> world rollouts.


Bill Herrin

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