[sig-policy]Policy SIG report

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  • Subject: [sig-policy]Policy SIG report
  • From: Takashi Arano <arano at inetcore dot com>
  • Date: Mon, 01 Mar 2004 16:35:23 +0900
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    • All,

      Thank you for your cooperation in the Address Policy SIG at KL.
      Here is a SIG report I presented in the member meeting(AMM),
      where all proposals were approved to move to ML discussion.
      Please refer to the original drafts for details of each proposals and presentations.

      Regards,
      Takashi Arano
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      Overview
      11 topics in 3 sessions, including 6 proposals
      98 attendance in first session, 88 in second and 73 in last
      Long, tough but fruitful discussions reached several rough consensus.
      Size and shape of room was quite appropriate for discussion

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      Prop-013 Multiple discreet networks (P)
      Allows multiple APNIC accounts which have discrete networks to be merged into one

      Action Item added
      pol-17-001: Proposer to resubmit a modified version of the proposal
      (prop-013-v001) to the mailing list. The rewritten proposal will
      define multiple discreet networks and consider the HD ratio for
      sub-allocating address blocks

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      Prop-014 IPv4 min allocation size (P)
      Lower minimum allocation to /21 with lower eligibility criteria
      - immediate need of /23 and
      - a detailed plan for /22 in a year

      Consensus reached to proceed to AMM and ML

      Action Item added
      pol-17-005: Pending approval at each remaining stage of the policy proposal process,
      secretariat to implement the proposal to reduce the minimum initial allocation size
      to /21 and to lower the criteria for an initial allocation to demonstrate
      an immediate need for a /23 and use of a /22 within one year (prop-014-v001).

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      Prop-015 IPv6 allocation to closed network (P)
      Allows IPv6 allocations to closed network, if the other criteria are met

      Consensus reached to proceed to AMM and ML

      Action Item added
      pol-17-003: Pending approval at each remaining stage of the policy proposal process,
      APNIC Secretariat to implement the proposal to permit allocation of IPv6
      address space to closed networks (prop-015-v001).

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      Prop-016 IPv6 allocation to v4 network (P)
      - Allows IPv4 infrastructure to be considered during IPv6 request process
      - Proposer clarified the current policy document and proposed specific changes in it
      - Amendment proposal which requires 2 year usage plan was suggested
      and supported by audience

      Consensus points to proceed to AMM and ML

      Action Item added
      pol-17-002: Pending approval at each remaining stage of the policy proposal process, Secretariat to implement the proposal (prop-016-v001), with the modification that
      there is an added a requirement for LIRs to have plan to move some of their
      customers from IPv4 to within two years.

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      Prop-017 Recovery of address space (P)
      Attempts to recover unused historical IPv4 addresses
      APNIC secretariat will identify and recover unused resources.
      If APNIC can’t contact the resource holder, resources will be put into
      “unused” pool after one year.

      Consensus reached to proceed to AMM and ML

      Action Item added
      pol-17-006: Pending approval at each remaining stage of the policy proposal process,
      APNIC Secretariat to implement the proposal to recover unused address space
      (prop-017-v001).

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      Informational

      - IPv6 Guideline
      Action Item added
      pol-17-004: Secretariat to edit and publish the IPv6 guidelines document on the sig-policy maililng list.

      - Subsequent allocation in DSL/cable guideline
      Action Item added
      pol-17-007: Secretariat to call for volunteers of new WG to review the current DSL/cable guideline

      - LIR IPv6 requirement
      - Updates of IPv6 address experiment in JP
      - NAT is evil

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      Open Action Items checked
      - All action items have been cleared except the following
      - Action add-16-008: Proposer to resubmit revised IXP proposal
      dealing with remaining proposal elements, such as fee waiver (which had
      been withdrawn during discussion), characteristics (which became ambiguous
      with withdrawal of fee portions), and combined IPv4 and IPv6 assignments
      (which were not fully discussed).
      - Secretariat to check the proposer

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