[arin-ppml] Requesting Feedback: Draft Policy ARIN-2014-22: Removal of Minimum in Section 4.10
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On Thursday, January 8, 2015, Heather Schiller <heather.skanks at gmail.com>
> Happy New Year PPML!
> As one of the shepherds of this policy, it would be very helpful to hear
> from the community on this proposal. Comments for or against are welcome,
> as are any questions.
> You may want to read this report from RIPE Labs, specifically discussing
> the existing policy, and tests they did on routability of small prefixes.
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> Date: Tue, Nov 25, 2014 at 3:35 PM
> Subject: [arin-ppml] Draft Policy ARIN-2014-22: Removal of Minimum in
> Section 4.10
> To: arin-ppml at arin.net
> On 20 November 2014 the ARIN Advisory Council (AC) accepted "ARIN-prop-214
> Removal of Minimum in Section 4.10" as a Draft Policy.
> Draft Policy ARIN-2014-22 is below and can be found at:
> You are encouraged to discuss the merits and your concerns of Draft
> Policy 2014-22 on the Public Policy Mailing List.
> The AC will evaluate the discussion in order to assess the conformance
> of this draft policy with ARIN's Principles of Internet Number Resource
> Policy as stated in the PDP. Specifically, these principles are:
> * Enabling Fair and Impartial Number Resource Administration
> * Technically Sound
> * Supported by the Community
> The ARIN Policy Development Process (PDP) can be found at:
> Draft Policies and Proposals under discussion can be found at:
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> American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN)
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> Draft Policy ARIN-2014-22
> Removal of Minimum in Section 4.10
> Date: 25 November 2014
> Problem Statement:
> The current section 4.10 Dedicated IPv4 block to facilitate IPv6
> Deployment creates an issue where a small new organization that requires an
> IPv4 allocation or assignment would potentially receive a block that today
> would be unroutable and therefore unusable for it intended purposes.
> Policy statement:
> "This block will be subject to a minimum size allocation of /28 and a
> maximum size allocation of /24. ARIN should use sparse allocation when
> possible within that /10 block."
> "This block will be subject to an allocation of /24. ARIN should use
> sparse allocation when possible within that /10 block."
> Timetable for implementation: Immediate
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I am fully opposed to any proposal that allows ARIN to set the expectation
that anything longer than a /24 will be reachable.
It is the long standing practice that such a small allocation is provided
by the upstream from an aggregate block.
I will not be updating my prefix list filters and expanding my RIB if this
passes. Those RIB spots are for ipv6, not another attempt at cgn / ipv4
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