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

Mark Elkins mje at
Fri Jul 21 13:06:24 UTC 2017

I'll go with mark Tinka on this. Allow partial transfers - down to a /24

On 21/07/2017 14:58, Mark Tinka wrote:
> 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.
> Mark.
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