[arin-ppml] Queue depth report?

John Curran jcurran at arin.net
Tue Sep 30 12:28:49 EDT 2014

On Sep 30, 2014, at 11:56 AM, Bill Owens <owens at nysernet.org> wrote:

> On Tue, Sep 30, 2014 at 11:46:24AM -0400, Mike Burns wrote:
>> Also we know that most allocation requests are for much larger
>> blocks, thus we know that applicants will go away for at least three
>> months between their meager allocations.
> Does the 4.1.8 policy of assigning only a single block for each request mean that if an application were approved for, say, a /22 but only /24s were available, that applicant would have only two choices, either take a single /24 or wait until a /22 was returned to the pool?


> Is there no option for them to say that four non-contiguous /24s would be acceptable to them?

Also correct; I believe that the community was concerned that (as we approached
depletion) a single very large request could effectively deplete the entire IPv4
block inventory, hence the 4.1.8 constraints on receiving a single block for each


John Curran
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