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[rpd] IPv4 policy on where space is used.

Seun Ojedeji seun.ojedeji at
Sun May 18 11:49:40 UTC 2014

+1 to Alan's clarification; when we say Africa in this context, its usually
referring to AFRINIC service region.
@Keshwarsingh i hope by this understanding some of the discrimination flags
can be marked "resolved"


On Sun, May 18, 2014 at 8:07 AM, Alan Barrett <apb at> wrote:

> On Fri, 16 May 2014, Keshwarsingh Nadan wrote:
>> Sure it's difficult to make such restriction and it's really not a path
>>> that will yield much success. However I believe it's possible to ensure
>>> those organisation are indeed well grounded African organisation before
>>> handing resources to them.
>> This is pure discrimination on race.
> Did you imagine that "African" referred to a racial group?  It doesn't.
>  As should have been obvious from the context, "African" refers to a
> geographic region.
>  Wether one is a well grounded or startup "African", "Mauritian", etc..,
>> all of them should be treated equally.
> Policies and official documents should probably refer to "the Afrinic
> service region" instead of "Africa", to make it clear that Mauritius and
> other islands are included.  I don't think that people discussing things in
> a mailing list will remember to do that, so if you read "African" please
> understand "in the Afrinic service region".
> --apb (Alan Barrett)
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