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Re: New IANA allocations to RIPE NCC

  • From: Bastiaan Spandaw
  • Date: Fri May 07 21:11:41 2004

On Sat, 2004-05-08 at 04:07, william(at)elan.net wrote:
> On Sat, 8 May 2004, Bastiaan Spandaw wrote:
> 
> > On Sat, 2004-05-08 at 03:30, william(at)elan.net wrote:
> > 
> > > My understanding is that they have made twice as many ip6 allocations as 
> > > rest of the world combined! That is very impressive indeed!!!
> > > But its still not enough reason for them to have received more then 10 
> > > times ip6 space from IANA as rest of the RIRs combined...
> > 
> > Hmmm.. what about massive amount of IPV4 space assigned to the small
> > piece of earth's landmass called USA....?
> 
> Exactly my point!!! We don't want IANA to be repeating now same thing 
> as was done early in the internet with assignments of legacy /8 and /16s.

Except that comparing RIPE/IPV6 assignment to the early days of V4
assignment is comparing apples to pears... 

Even today; Getting IP space (or an ASN) from ARIN is x times more easy
than from RIPE. 

ps not that I blame RIPE. 
I'm dutch, so I cherish being cheap/not-wastefull





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