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[rpd] Policy areas to consider

Douglas Onyango ondouglas at
Thu Jul 2 14:52:58 UTC 2015

Hi Seun,
On 2 July 2015 at 16:57, Seun Ojedeji <seun.ojedeji at> wrote:
> Depends on what "distant" mean in the context of years. The current pool status shows we are at 1.7 of /8.

As pointed out by Paulos already, [ceteris paribus], we may get upto 6
years ahead......and I believe it is 2.7 /8s and not 1.7 as you

> Considering that policies typically have a minimum of 6months processing period, i don't think "soon" will be too early to say on this. I would suggest we all have an eye on the following statistics provided by AFRINIC and come back by end of the year to determine if indeed the future would be as far as is being envisaged.

I am fine with this approach. I would add ARIN's policy implementation
to the list of things to watch

> Take note from the info that membership growth for this year is currently about to match that of 2014 and we are still 50% of 2015

I wouldn't be too worried about the membership numbers themselves,
until they start to result into a corresponding increase in


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