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[AfriNIC-rpd] Softlanding Proposal Update

SM sm at
Thu May 14 20:24:11 UTC 2009

Hi Graham,
At 11:42 14-05-2009, Graham Beneke wrote:
>This brings me to another of the reasons for having a range of possible
>allocation sizes. If an LIR knows that they will need 4x /23 then I
>would much prefer that we allocate them 1 x /21 and not 4 fragments of
>address space.
>The routing table size has been clearly identified is a looming problem
>for the global internet. Let is not fragment the IP space any more than
>we have to.

On one hand we have to manage the IPv4 addresses and on the other the 
routing table size.  By choosing a policy of not fragmenting the IPv4 
address space further (allocating a larger block), AfriNIC will have 
less IPv4 addresses to allocate to LIRs.


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