[fwd] Protocol Action: INTERNET REGISTRY IP ALLOCATION GUIDELINES to BCP
pferguso at cisco.com
Thu Aug 29 20:07:17 UTC 1996
I thought this might be of mild interest.
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>Subject: Protocol Action: INTERNET REGISTRY IP ALLOCATION GUIDELINES to BCP
>Date: Thu, 29 Aug 1996 10:51:08 -0400
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> The IESG has approved the Internet-Draft "INTERNET REGISTRY IP
> ALLOCATION GUIDELINES" <draft-hubbard-registry-guidelines-05.txt> for
> publication as a Best Current Practices RFC. This document is the
> product of the CIDR Deployment Working Group. The IESG contact
> persons are Scott Bradner and Michael O'Dell.
> This document describes the registry system for the distribution of
> globally unique Internet address space and registry operations.
> Particularly this document describes the rules and guidelines
> governing the distribution of this address space while keeping in mind
> the requirements of IP address conservation and the need to distribute
> globally unique Internet addresses in a hierarchical manner,
> permitting the routing scalability of the addresses.
> "Conservation" and "Routability" are often conflicting goals. These
> goals may sometimes be in conflict with the interests of individual
> end-users or Internet service providers. Careful analysis and
> judgement is necessary in each individual case to find an appropriate
> This document replaces RFC 1466, with all the guidelines and
> procedures updated and modified in the light of experience.
> This document can be considered the base set of operational guidelines
> in use by all registries. Additional guidelines may be imposed by a
> particular registry as appropriate.
>Working Group Summary
> The working group strongly supported the publication of this document.
> A text was added to the document during IESG review on the advice
> of a legal review of anti-trust issues.
> This document has been reviewed for the IESG by Scott Bradner and Mike
>NOTE TO RFC EDITOR:
>Please include the following text as an IESG Note:
> By approving this document as a Best Current Practice,the IESG asserts
> its belief that this policy described herein is an accurate
> representation of the current practice of the IP address registries
> with respect to address assignment. This does not constitute
> endorsement or recommendation of this policy by the IESG. The IESG
> will reevaluate its approval of this document in December 1997 taking
> into consideration the results of the discussions that will be take
> place in the IRE Working Group between now and then.
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