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[rpd] Appeal against softlanding-bis declaration of consensus

Nishal Goburdhan nishal at
Tue Jan 23 11:45:53 UTC 2018

On 11 Jan 2018, at 14:33, Nishal Goburdhan wrote:
> On 10 Jan 2018, at 21:38, ALAIN AINA wrote:
>> Hello,
> hi alain,
> hny :-)
>>> On 5 Jan 2018, at 10:05, Alan Barrett <alan.barrett at> 
>>> wrote:
>>>> On 4 Jan 2018, at 15:56, Ornella GANKPA <honest1989 at> 
>>>> wrote:
>>>> Anyone can always get more allocation as long as they justify 90%
>>>> utilization.
>>> That is accurate for the existing soft landing policy 
>>> <>, 
>>> but it is not accurate for the soft landing bis proposal 
>>> <> 
>>> (which recently ended last call and was sent to the Board for 
>>> ratification, and which is the subject of an appeal).
>>> Under the soft landing bis proposal, no organisation will be able to 
>>> receive more than a /18 of IPv4 space every 24 months during 
>>> “Exhaustion Phase 1”, or a /22 every 24 months during 
>>> “Exhaustion Phase 2”, even if they can demonstrate 90% 
>>> utilisation.
>> Ornella presentation of the SL-BIS  is accurate.
>> SL-BIS  set not limit on the number of requests a member can make 
>> until they reach the maximum allowable size during each exhaustion 
>> phase.
> yes, but it does specify an upper limit on the total space that can be 
> requested.   ie.  “totalling the equivalent of a /x “.  i admit 
> that when i read this, i read it as an organisation not being able to 
> get more than a /x within a period.  and it seems clear to me, that 
> this is how it’s understood by many other people too.
> so, to eschew obfuscation, could you clarify that please.
> if you are saying that, an organisation can go back, and get more than 
> that, then, this changes things quite a bit.  for a start, if i was 
> able to get more than a /18, in a 2yr year period, then why have the 
> 2yr period at all?
> —n.
> ps. i’m not stating the obvious; that i have satisfied the 
> hostmaster’s concerns that my usage is legitimate.

just in case this was lost in the back-to-work rush ..


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