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[AFRINIC-rpd] new proposal: "Remove requirement to announce entire v6 block as single aggregate"

Owen DeLong owen at
Wed May 15 20:58:43 UTC 2013

On May 15, 2013, at 11:47 , Sunday Folayan <sfolayan at> wrote:

>> As to Sunday's comment... Most RIRs have policy which allows space to be assigned to private or non-connected networks. I see no reason to believe that obtaining space which is not subsequently announced is a bad thing.
> Thanks for the education Owen.
> A question if I may ... What was the thinking behind the restriction in the first instance?

I honestly have no idea. It is unique to the AfriNIC region to the best of my knowledge. The only similar restriction that used to be in ARIN policy was from people (overly) concerned about growth of the routing table(s).


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