shim6 @ NANOG (forwarded note from John Payne)

Iljitsch van Beijnum iljitsch at
Fri Mar 3 10:34:50 UTC 2006

On 3-mrt-2006, at 11:30, Michael.Dillon at wrote:

>>> If you feel you should qualify as an LIR,

>> With RIPE, an LIR is simply an organization that pays the membership
>> fee and thus gets to submit requests for address space and AS
>> numbers. ARIN doesn't seem to use this terminology except in their
>> IPv6 address allocation policy.

> That's what we were talking about. Shim6 and IPv6. The term
> LIR is used in IPv6 allocation policy in all regions and refers
> to an entity that assigns /48 blocks to its subscribers. Such
> an entity can receive a /32 from ARIN or RIPE or APNIC or LACNIC

No, a LIR has the privilege of paying their RIR a fee. Wether they  
can get a /32 is another matter.

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