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[AfriNIC-rpd] Updated Version of the "IPv4 Soft Landing Policy" now Available Online

McTim dogwallah at
Tue May 3 12:54:16 UTC 2011

On Tue, May 3, 2011 at 3:09 PM, James Blessing <jblessing at> wrote:
> On 03/05/2011 12:50, Andrew Alston wrote:
>> Hi Douglas,
>> I dispute the consensus on the clause on the 10% allocation.

I had thought that consensus was found in Kigali, 2 meetings ago?


> The potential pollution of the routing table with /27s (which in most of the
> rest of the world would be dropped) is also a problem that must addressed.
> Whilst it may seem like a good idea to reduce the allocation size, many ISPs
> filter at the /24 level (for various reasons) and this will cause severe
> reach-ability issues.

yes, for todays filters, but I agree with Douglas that IF ppl ONLY
want a /27, we CAN give them that size prefix of it is not intended to
be routed.


"A name indicates what we seek. An address indicates where it is. A
route indicates how we get there."  Jon Postel

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