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[rpd] Statistics on IPV4 allocation in Africa as of 2016

ALAIN AINA aalain at
Mon Jun 20 09:33:47 UTC 2016


We will make  the IPv6 requirement optional for new comers.  


> On Jun 18, 2016, at 7:28 PM, Nishal Goburdhan <nishal at> wrote:
> On 18 Jun 2016, at 16:20, ALAIN AINA wrote:
>> That is exactly what we are doing. Update the soft landing policy to meet the goal of using the 102/8 to encourage IPv6 deployment.
> no.  you are updating the policy to say:
>> No space allocation from the last /8 if you can’t  show IPv6.
> … which is enforcing *your* idea of how their network should run.
> … which is not what afrinic should do.
> assume i am a later-comer.
> assuming i have need for IPv4 for a purpose you cannot imagine.
> assume i have done the math, and i do not need IPv6 for a period of time that i feel is acceptable to me.
> or, that i can get IPv6 from my transit.  or .. [$scenario].
> v4 and v6 are different resources.  this is why we have different policies for each.
> —n.

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