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[rpd] Questions for Alain...

ALAIN AINA aalain at
Thu Jun 7 17:14:53 UTC 2018


Yes, we can have endless discussions about what is “fair" unless we remind ourselves how the last /8 (102/8) was obtained, the context behind the curent soft landing policy and agree to examine our allocation statistiques to define an acceptable maximum allocation size for a fair distribution of addresses from the last /8.

When proposing SL-bis in 2016, we examined the stats before proposing  the max allocation size to /15.


> On 6 Jun 2018, at 14:54, Frank Habicht <geier at> wrote:
> Hi
> On 6/6/2018 4:34 PM, ALAIN AINA wrote:
>> Now back to your point, i don't see how the SL-bis proposal submitted in
>> February 2016 creates a v4 shortage.  It was about  "fair distribution
>> of the last /8 of v4 and IPv6 deployment":
> what is "fair" and what not is subject to endless debate on this list.
> I believe we all know that.
> SL-bis attempts to restrict access to IPs more. And that is something
> where an IP address broker can benefit.
> Can we agree on the previous two sentences?
> Regards,
> Frank
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