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[rpd] Soft Landing Review
dogwallah at gmail.com
Wed Dec 7 18:47:37 UTC 2016
I'm not particularly opposed to any single part of your proposal.
If there is an overwhelming urge to modify soft-landing,this may be a way
On Wed, Dec 7, 2016 at 5:52 AM, Mark Elkins <mje at posix.co.za> wrote:
> On 07/12/2016 02:49, sm+afrinic at elandsys.com wrote:
> > I have simplified the following; I have also not considered some
> > of the input to the discussions: There has been input from two
> > "internet service providers" only. Given that there is only 1.38
> > IPv4 /8 available, can a decision which will affect the entire.
> > service region be taken?
> I've been looking at the current Soft Landing proposal - the one that is
> in existence and the one that I contributed a little bit to (thanks
> Phase 1:
> When we hit the last /8, Phase 1 reduces the max size of an
> allocation/assignment from /10 to /13. It also carves off a /12 for
> unforeseen use. This continues until we have a /11 left.
> This will allow for 7 x /11's and a /12 - if people choose the largest
> possible sizes. This will still take a while to go through.
> Phase 2:
> Allow people to get up to a /22. People can come back multiple times.
> There are 2048 of these /22 blocks available. This would take a while to
> burn through, simply because the process is a bit slow.
> Then we are finished.
> However - the Unforeseen /12 could still be used.
> We already have reserves for IXP's and Critical infrastructure.
> I'd like to see a revision that there is then a Phase 3:
> That the /12 can be given out in /22's (there are 1024 of these) but
> only to people with a total of less than a /21 (including what they ask
> for). ie - New people could come back once. This I believe will last
> multiple years.
> I don't believe we need any further reserves.
> We only need to last another two or three years.
> Lastly - any addresses from Phase 2 or 3 can never be transferred, (M&A
> included) and must be returned to AFRINIC for re-deployment.
> Mark James ELKINS - Posix Systems - (South) Africa
> mje at posix.co.za Tel: +27.128070590 Cell: +27.826010496
> For fast, reliable, low cost Internet in ZA: https://ftth.posix.co.za
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