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[policy-wg] Last Call for policy afpol-as200407-000
Ernest Byaruhanga (AfriNIC)
ernest at afrinic.net
Wed Nov 15 07:25:15 UTC 2006
Geoff Huston wrote the following on 11/15/2006 01:35 AM:
> At 05:44 PM 14/11/2006, Ernest Byaruhanga (AfriNIC) wrote:
>> Frank Habicht wrote the following on 11/14/2006 06:08 AM:
>>> I'm supporting this proposal. It should be ratified. seeing
>>> that the first date is not far from now, maybe (all) RIRs can
>>> start asking IANA for some first small 4-byte ASN
>> The IESG are still doing the RFC that specifies the format, etc
>> for 32-bit ASNs. Until this is done, we cant request for a 32-bit
>> ASN block just yet.
> At this stage the IESG has approved an IANA Early Allocation of the
> extended AS number space, and the ticket to create the expanded AS
> Number registry at the IANA is now with IANA. Once this ticket is
> processed, which I assume will be in days rather than weeks or
> months, then the IANA will be in a position to process requests
> from the RIRs for these AS number blocks with non-zero high order
> 16 bits.
Thanks for the update Geoff.
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