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[rpd] AnyCast assignments - Update

Mark Elkins mje at
Fri Dec 12 14:54:49 UTC 2014

Thanks Alan. I like that. 

Ernest - can you please update the current online wording to reflect
what Alan says. I believe this now satisfies everybody????

On Thu, 2014-12-11 at 21:23 +0200, Alan Barrett wrote:
> On Tue, 09 Dec 2014, ALAIN AINA wrote:
> > The policy should follow new BCPs( which update, replace old 
> > ones) without going through PDP unless we have reasons to do 
> > otherwise.
> I agree with that goal.  However, that's not what the proposed 
> policy says.
> I suggest text like this, to make the wording better match the 
> intent:
>     This proposal allows an organization to receive an IPv4/IPv6
>     allocation or assignment and/or an AS Number purely for
>     anycast or GPRS Roaming Exchange (GRX) usage.  The usage must be
>     in line with industry best practices as described in
>     BCP126, BCP169, or their successors.
> The "or their successors" part is what makes the policy 
> automatically follow any newer BCPs that update or obsolete the 
> older BCPs.
> --apb (Alan Barrett)
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