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[rpd] AFRINIC Board ratifies Policy Proposal AFPUB-2016-V4-003-DRAFT03: IPv4 Resources transfer within the AFRINIC Region

Mark Tinka mark.tinka at
Fri Jul 21 12:58:42 UTC 2017

On 21/Jul/17 14:52, Mike Burns wrote:

> Hello,
> FYI, every other RIR allows partial block sales down to the minimum transfer size.
> This might mean a negative impact due to route de-aggregation, but it has a positive impact on the supply of addresses for the market, as address-holders can sell small sections of their holdings that might be unused, without the need for emptying the entire block.

I think some text to cap the minimum transfer size to a /24 is still
reasonable from a router FIB resource management perspective. I know
it's not the RIR's job to be "operational", but given that IPv4's last
legs could easily cost Internet infrastructure dearly, I think it's prudent.

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