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[AfriNIC-rpd] AFPUB-2006-GEN-001 and Anycast

Alan Barrett apb at
Tue Mar 27 06:52:10 UTC 2012

On Mon, 26 Mar 2012, Mauritz Lewies wrote:
> Often Service providers (SaaS, NaaS) have needed IP space 
> to deliver Anycast based services and due to the lack of a 
> stipulation for Anycast have had to fabricate information to 
> meet the criteria.

It's impossible to "fabricate information to meet the criteria".  
If any information associated with your application is fabricated, 
then your application is not valid.

> Thus I suggest that the policy be amended to include "d) Provide 
> a technically sound Anycast design."

What exactly is the problem here?  Can you give real or 
theoretical examples of technically sound Anycast designs that do 
not meet the existing criteria?

--apb (Alan Barrett)

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