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

McTim dogwallah at
Wed May 15 21:26:07 UTC 2013


On Wed, May 15, 2013 at 2:47 PM, 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?

That is my query as well.  I would guess it is to promote aggregation?


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