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[AfriNIC-rpd] Softlanding Proposal Update

SM sm at
Wed May 13 14:26:44 UTC 2009

Hi Douglas,
At 00:15 13-05-2009, Douglas Onyango wrote:
>This is the most recent Version of the Softlanding Policy Proposal.


>(ii) Exhaustion Phase:
>During the exhaustion phase, the following allocation and assignment 
>policy for the last /8 IPv4 address will be used:
>a) Instead of the /22 block (1024) addresses allocated in the 
>current policy, the new minimum allocation size of /23 (512 
>addresses) will be allocated to any LIR that requests for IPv4 
>resources. This is also the maximum allocation size, even though 
>LIRs may request for more than a /23. No LIR may get more than 4 
>additional allocations once the Exhaustion phase has begun.

Which are four additional allocations being proposed during the 
Exhaustion phase?

>b) Together with the v4 allocation, AfriNIC shall allocate an IPv6 
>address block in compliance with the current IPv6 allocation policy 
>to the LIR (in case it doesn't have any).

I don't see why this is being proposed as part of a soft landing 
proposal.  I suggest removing any mention of IPv6 as that is already 
covered under the current IPv6 allocation policy.


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