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[rpd] proposed policy: reservation of resources for IXPs

Barry Apudo Macharia barry at
Fri Oct 31 08:44:03 UTC 2014

i support this proposal 

----- Original Message -----
From: "Mark Tinka" <mark.tinka at>
To: rpd at
Cc: "David Huberman" <David.Huberman at>
Sent: Friday, October 31, 2014 8:54:18 AM
Subject: Re: [rpd] proposed policy: reservation of resources for IXPs

On Thursday, October 30, 2014 07:59:26 PM David Huberman 

> By carefully issuing /24s on /23 boundaries, it allows
> the (relatively few) IXes that will outgrow a /24 to
> easily move into a /23 with the same starting IP
> address, which makes it easy for the participants at the
> exchange.
> Would this proposal have support?

I would support such a proposal.

While the recent renumber at a very large exchange point in 
western Europe was not especially complicated, I'd rather 
not have to go through it again.


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