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[AFRINIC-rpd] Academic IPv4 Allocation Policy Second Draft (AFPUB-2013-GEN-001-DRAFT-02)

Sunday Folayan sfolayan at
Sun Jan 27 18:52:06 UTC 2013


On 27/01/2013 19:48, Andrew Alston wrote:
> Hi Badru,
>> The policy could then also cater somehow to an easy transition from 1:3 to
> 1:5 if the original resource has been utilized.
> I would have no objection to a transition on demonstration.  However, there
> is a catch here, and it is one I ran into before (I offered AfriNIC a
> similar compromise like this once before).  If that transition states that
> the ticket is kept open and if the ratio is proved to be insufficient within
> X period, the block is expanded to a larger boundary *without further
> application fees*, I would support it.  If however, we are saying, allocate
> on X ratio, and if its found to be insufficient, make the organization pay
> all over again, then, I have issues.
> So what you are proposing is workable, but it comes down to a finance issue,
> and I am not sure that we can necessarily address that within policy (even
> though it is not directly fee related), it may be outside of the mandate of
> the PDP.
> Andrew

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