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[rpd] Proposal updated: IPv4 Soft Landing BIS

Mark Elkins mje at
Tue Nov 14 08:32:11 UTC 2017

I totally agree with this statement made by Willy MANGA.

On 06/10/2017 00:29, Willy MANGA wrote:
> Hi,
> Le 01/10/2017 à 05:58, Dewole Ajao a écrit :
>> Dear PDWG members,
>> This is to inform you that the policy proposal named "IPv4 Soft
>> Landing BIS" has an updated version as published online at
>>  Please take some time to go through the proposal contents and
>> provide your feedback.
> Do we ALL agree on the importance to migrate to IPv6 (as soon as possible) ?
> I expect the answer will be 'yes' at least when I see the number of
> entities requesting IPv6 training each year.
> Thus I do not agree on the need of a reserve of IPv4 blocks regarding
> IPv6 deployment.
> Current AFRINIC members can obtain v6 prefixes easily. I do not
> understand how a current AFRINIC member can request an IPv4 prefix when
> he has already a v6 prefix and nothing is announced AND used on the
> Internet.
> How can you say that you may need more v4 when (almost) nothing is done
> regarding your migration to v6 ?
> If this reserve should be kept, in my humble opinion only new AFRINIC
> members should be able to request it.
> Regards,
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Mark James ELKINS  -  Posix Systems - (South) Africa
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