[arin-ppml] Updated text for ARIN 2014-16: Section 4.10 Austerity Policy Update

Koch, Andrew andrew.koch at tdstelecom.com
Wed Sep 24 17:40:58 EDT 2014

On Sep 18, 2014, at 16:22, Andrew Dul wrote:
> On 2014-09-18 13:37, Owen DeLong wrote:
> >
> > I would also prefer to leave 4.10.2 at /10 rather than shrinking it to
> > /11. I realize this means only the IANA returned space becomes
> > available for 4.10.1. I think that is appropriate.
> >
> My reasoning for splitting the /10 was to ensure that the 4.10.1
> austerity pool was large enough to serve the ARIN community.  Since the
> block sizes in the austerity pool are larger than the transition pool,
> the austerity pool needs to be larger to serve more organizations.
> At the maximum allocation size, if this draft was to be implemented as
> currently constructed, this is the total number of organizations that
> could be served today.
> 8192 organizations (/24s) from a /11 under the transition pool 4.10.2
> 5120 organizations (/22s) from 2 /11s and 1 /12 under the austerity pool
> 4.10.1
> To me this seems like the right split.  This split could be adjusted in
> the future but at this time we are still setting aside more transition
> space for more organizations than austerity space.

You have made the assumption that the already received 10.5 allocations will be available for use as part of 4.10.1.  I don't know that that will be the case by the time this policy is implemented.


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