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[AfriNIC-rpd] Last Call: IPv4 Soft Landing Policy - AFPUB-2010-v4-005-draft-03

Owen DeLong owen at
Fri May 13 17:17:36 UTC 2011

I support the policy and am glad to see it finally make it to last call.

It is way overdue IMHO.


On May 13, 2011, at 7:30 AM, sm+afrinic at wrote:

> During the AfriNIC-13 Public Policy Meeting, the "IPv4 Soft Landing Policy" (AFPUB-2010-v4-005) was discussed.  There was consensus on progressing the "IPv4 Soft Landing Policy" to Last Call, subject to the following changes or clarifications being made:
>      * Policies under the exhaustion phase apply equally to all IPv4
>        address space available to AfriNIC during this phase, regardless
>        of whether or not the address space is part of the "Final /8".
>      * Change the names of the two sub-phases within the Exhaustion
>        Phase (sections 6.1a and 6.1b) to "Exhaustion Phase 1" and
>        "Exhaustion Phase 2".
>      * Clarify that the maximum allocation size of /22 (section 6.1b)
>        applies independently to each allocation.  There is no limit to
>        the number of times the same organisation may receive allocations
>        under this policy.
> We would like to solicit comments for a final review of the "IPv4 Soft Landing Policy" proposal (AFPUB-2010-v4-005-draft-03).  Please send substantive comments to rpd at by 27 May, 2011.
> The full version of the proposal is available via
> Alan Barrett and S. Moonesamy
> Interim co-chairs, AfriNIC Policy Development Working Group
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