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[AfriNIC-rpd] Last Call on IPv4 Soft Landing Policy (AFPUB-2010-v4-005-draft-05)

Jackson Muthili jacksonmuthi at
Wed Sep 7 08:20:28 UTC 2011

On Wed, Sep 7, 2011 at 10:59 AM, Mam Dawda Gai <mdgai at> wrote:
> i support it with the amendments.
>> Dear Colleagues
>> During the  AfriNIC-14 Public Policy Meeting that took place
>> in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania on the 8th and 9th June 2011, the
>> "IPv4 Soft Landing Policy" proposal with reference
>> AFPUB-2010-v4-005-draft-04 was declared to have reached
>> consensus. In line with the AfriNIC Policy Development Process
>> (PDP),  we, the PDPWG Co-chairs, are now issuing a
>> Last Call for comments on the proposal as follows:
>> Start of Last Call: 5 September 2011
>> End of Last Call:  20 September 2011
>> The community is hereby called upon to review the policy proposal and its
>> associated documents and make comments.  As a brief guide, in recent
>> debate, comments and issues were raised on the following areas of the
>> policy which have now been modified:
>> -       Section 2: Incentive Text Changed
>> -       Section 3.5.1: Standardize the Minimum Allocation/Assignment
>> to cater for route aggregation etc
>> -       Section 3.5: Change the names of the two sub-phases within
>> the Exhaustion Phase to "Exhaustion Phase 1" and "Exhaustion Phase 2".
>> -       Exhaustion Phase 2:  During this phase a minimum
>> Allocation/Assignment size will be /24, and the maximum will  be /22
>> per allocation/assignment.
>> -       Section 3.8.1: The 10% per Allocation/Assignment was dropped in
>> favour of a support for backward connectivity without explicit mention of
>> percentages
>> -       AfriNIC resources are for AfriNIC service region and any use
>> outside the region should be solely in support of connectivity
>> back to the AfriNIC region

I do not like this option.
We must accept inevitable. Addresses will be traded and used outside
Africa like it or not.
Let add it to policies.

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