estimation of number of DFZ IPv4 routes at peak in the future

Mikael Abrahamsson swmike at
Wed Mar 9 00:27:05 CST 2011

On Tue, 8 Mar 2011, Owen DeLong wrote:

> On Mar 8, 2011, at 7:17 PM, Mikael Abrahamsson wrote:

>> last allocations being seen in the remaining RIR "normal allocations" 
>> would be smaller than before plus de-aggregation of space as people 
>> "sell" or "lease" subspace of their allocations.

> You have ignored the probability of disaggregation due to IP trading markets, especially
> given the wild-west nature of the APNIC transfer policy.

No, I haven't ignored it. I'm just more optimistic about IPv6 deployment 
and that there will be a lot less de-aggregation due to trading than 
others are.

Mikael Abrahamsson    email: swmike at

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