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[AfriNIC-rpd] IPV6 Adoption
ntegeb at one2net.co.ug
Fri Mar 28 10:20:57 UTC 2008
> Agreed. I'm also surprised by the lack of take-up of IPv6 address
> allocations. Perhaps AfriNIC could add incentive by not billing
> anything for holding IPv6 address space (still charge the initial fee)
> until we run out of IPv4. That way - it doesn't matter if people get
> address space now or later - everyone starts to pay at the same time.
> This should not effect the income stream of AfriNIC because the same
> people will still be paying for IPv4 addresses - for quite a few years
> If its not going to effect the bean-counters of the IPS's that the
> Techies work for - Techies will get their addresses.
> If Techies have their IPv6 allocations/assignments - they'll want to
> play with them.
> Things may just happen (snowball) a little faster.
Does this call for a new policy ?. I think if you can put together a good
case for this and the community adopts the policy if it will help on the
adoption i see no reason.
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