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[AfriNIC-rpd] AFPUB-2010-v4-005-draft-04 Softlanding Policy Proposal

McTim dogwallah at
Mon May 30 11:31:19 UTC 2011

Hi andrew,

Do you generally agree that "AfriNIC resources are for the AfriNIC
geographical region"?

If so, do you have some text to ensure this?

If not, then I think that you are at odds with the general feelings of
the community on this.


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

On Mon, May 30, 2011 at 2:18 PM, Andrew Alston <aa at> wrote:
> Hi,
> I once again object to this policy on the grounds of clause 3.8 second
> paragraph as below.
> AfriNIC resources are for the AfriNIC geographical region. 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.
> Can the Interim Co-Chairs please confirm if this was one of the clauses
> which stopped the policy from reaching consensus per the email sent on
> Saturday.
> Thanks
> Andrew Alston
> TENET - Chief Technology Officer
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