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[AfriNIC-rpd] Proposal: Global Policy for IPv4 Allocations by the IANA Post Exhaustion now online

Leo Vegoda leo.vegoda at
Sun Aug 29 16:56:07 UTC 2010

On Aug 29, 2010, at 8:45 AM, McTim wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 29, 2010 at 11:28 AM, Douglas Onyango <ondouglas at> wrote:
> I am in support of the proposal too, just a few observations:-
> >Pool will be divided on CIDR boundaries and distributed evenly to all
> > eligible RIRs
> I find this directly contradictory to reference to base allocations on "need" or do i have my definition of "even" wrong?
> RIRs allocate based on need. IANA allocates to RIRs when the RIR has used ~80 of its previous /8 IIRC.  

It's actually if they have less than a /9 left or not enough space for the next nine months, based on how they have allocated over the last six months.



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