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[AfriNIC-rpd] What is our take on the central pool IPv4exhaustion?

McTim dogwallah at
Mon Aug 13 17:46:16 UTC 2007

On 8/13/07, Mark J Elkins <mje at> wrote:
> I don't think there is any point trying to extend IPv4 life too much -

That's fine for your network...

> this will happen largely automatically (IPv4 after-market dealings) but
> perhaps AfriNIC could simply make it more difficult to provide the
> remainder space.
> a) For totally new organisations requesting space - they need to provide
> IPv6 plans.
> b) For organisations with existing space - the need to apply for IPv6
> space and show roll-out plans with appropriate time scales before any
> new allocations?
> Might be harsh

Well harsh.  Let's not make decisions that force ppl to do things.  If
someone wants to run a v4 network and only v4 for the foreseeable
future, that's their wicket....not the community's IMHO.


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