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[rpd] Policy Proposal Update - IPv4 Soft Landing-bis

Mark Tinka mark.tinka at
Fri Aug 26 06:31:17 UTC 2016

On 26/Aug/16 08:26, Jackson Muthili wrote:

> Mark
> Of course large, small, poor rich is all semantics - from context or
> this discussion we are talking large and small block of IPv4 addresses
> and those companies that can get them. What is a large block in my
> view? Your view may vary but at this stage of IPv4 depletion anything
> bigger than /16 is large. Because it can potentially serve 256 small
> ISPs where small block is /24. AfriNIC also categorized those tiers
> already for us on its website.
> Semantics aside you very well know what I mean.

I'm confused - are we talking about allocation size, or organization size?

>From the last few posts on this thread, we've been going on about
organization size, and how "larger" companies with more resources will
drown out "smaller" companies.

So what's the actual message?

Semantics aside and me knowing very well what you mean just opens up
opportunities for vagueness and mis-interpretation. We need to be
abusively clear!

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