1/8 and 27/8 allocated to APNIC

Richard Barnes richard.barnes at gmail.com
Fri Jan 22 09:30:01 CST 2010


To echo and earlier post, what's the operational importance of
assigning adjacent /8s?  Are you hoping to aggregate them into a /7?
--Richard

On Fri, Jan 22, 2010 at 10:16 AM, William Allen Simpson
<william.allen.simpson at gmail.com> wrote:
> Nick Hilliard wrote:
>>
>> On 22/01/2010 13:54, William Allen Simpson wrote:
>>>
>>> Why not 36 & 37?
>>
>> Random selection to ensure that no RIR can accuse IANA of bias.  See
>> David's previous post:
>>
>> http://blog.icann.org/2009/09/selecting-which-8-to-allocate-to-an-rir/
>>
> Because relying on a blog post for policy really meets everybody's
> definition of rationality.... :-(
>
> If you're assigning 2 at the same time, they should be adjacent.
>
> The dribbles here and there policy never was particularly satisfying,
> because it assumes that this was all temporary until the widespread
> deployment of IPv6.
>
>




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