Philip, At 10:25 PM 21/07/2008, Philip Smith wrote:
My main problem is that prop-062 seems to risk locking up the majority of the last /8, and therefore does not share it at all, let alone in a fair and equitable fashion.The goal of the policy is purely to ensure that the "precious" /8 realised by prop-55 is shared out amongst the stakeholders in the APNIC service region in a way that could be considered fair and equitable to all.
I'd be more sympathetic to a proposal which:- Was more aligned with the LACNIC proposal - that is, it reserved a smaller amount of space (the LACNIC proposal only specifies a /12) for *only* new businesses, based on a reasonable demand forecast model.
- Considered reservations on the basis of associations between IPv4 allocations and IPv6 deployment or other technical requirements - an example (but not the only possible idea) is ARIN proposal 2008-5 (authored by Alain Durand)
- Identified that any part of the /8 not covered by these reservations would be available for demand-based allocation under the APNIC's normal allocation policies.
(Please note that "more sympathetic" does *not* mean I would automatically guarantee my support - but there would certainly be more chance of it than with the current draft.)