> <chair hat = off> > >>> At the moment there are a number of policy initiatives trying to deal >>> with micro management of the final /8. My feeling is that we should >>> try to have a very simple set of policies that reinforce the need to >>> start adopting IPv6 as soon as possible. >> Agreed. > > here i disagree. imiho, dorking with ipv4 policy will do little to > advance ipv6 deployment and would smell a lot like abuse of business > practices. the social contract is not to have the IRs tell us how to > run our businesses in order to get address space from them. I think we're really in violent agreement. I don't want us dorking with ipv4 policy any more than we've already done and so where I talk about 'reinforce the need' I'm trying to express the view that the policy says 'when we get to the last /8 the way ahead is clear - you can have another /22 and that's it. Now get on with ipv6' > > if we want to advance ipv6, make sure v6 allocation policies are easy > and liberal, tell the ec to make ipv6 pricing low, and sit back and wait > for folk to feel the squeeze and to see that obvious path forward. > Absolutely!