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[AfriNIC-rpd] Section 3.8 of AFPUB-2010-v4-005-draft-02 - IPv4 Soft Landing
mje at posix.co.za
Sat May 21 20:12:02 UTC 2011
I might be sceptical about the motives of any non-African based entity
(or their representative) wanting to remove this "10%" paragraph?
On Sat, 2011-05-21 at 00:09 -0700, sm+afrinic at elandsys.com wrote:
> This was a Consensus call on the following sentence in Section 3.8 of
> AFPUB-2010-v4-005-draft-02 (IPv4 Soft Landing proposal):
> "For each allocation or assignment made during the Exhaustion Phase,
> no more than 10% of these resources may be used outside of the
> AfriNIC region, and any use outside the AfriNIC region shall be
> solely in support of connectivity back to the AfriNIC region."
> This is a rough summary of the discussion:
> 5 May 2011 - James Blessing objected on the grounds that it is
> unenforceable but also a hinderance to African networks looking to
> expand into other regions.
> 5 May 2011 - Andrew Alston is opposed to the sentence.
> 5 May 2011 - Graham Beneke is opposed to the sentence.
> 5 May 2011 - Dr Paulos Nyirenda opposed the consensus call.
> 5 May 2011 - Maye diop supports the sentence.
> 5 May 2011 - Mark Elkins supports the sentence.
> 5 May 2011 - Owen DeLong supports the sentence.
> 5 May 2011 - Douglas Onyango is the author of the proposal.
> 6 May 2011 - JP Viljoen opposed the sentence and mentioned that
> artificially limiting the potential use by entities (and thereby
> effectively limiting any use whatsoever) on in this in a non-AfriNIC
> region seems like a very bad move. One reason provided was "Your
> biggest customer wants to branch into a European office and requires
> a /24 there, but since your total allocation is a /22, it exceeds the
> 10% mark".
> 6 May 2011 - Frank Habicht would like the sentence to stay in.
> 6 May 2011 - McTim would like the sentence to stay in.
> 6 May 2011 - J Walubengo "asked whether the current IPv4 allocation
> policy have this suddenly contentious 10% rule".
> 6 May 2011 - David Conrad asked about the role of a "Regional
> Internet REGISTRY".
> 6 May 2011 - Daniam Henriques is opposed.
> 6 May 2011 - Simon Balthazar would like the sentence to remain.
> 7 May 2011 - Komlan Togbedji mentioned that it is "normal that Africa
> public IP address could be used outside Africa when african
> organisations or companies expand to other areas".
> All the comments provided will be taken into account for the Last
> Call on AFPUB-2010-v4-005-draft-03. I would like to remind authors
> that they can contact AfriNIC for administrative support and
> assistance in drafting their proposals.
> S. Moonesamy
> Interim co-chair
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> rpd at afrinic.net
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