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Re: /8 end user assignment?
- From: kawamura seiichi
- Date: Fri Aug 05 01:20:22 2005
>if i remember correctly, some group in Japan received a /8
>as a transition plan to IPv6... details are hazy.
>sort of like the ARIN thing for experiments, the v4 space
>was/is supposed to be tied to some equivalent v6 space
>and after a period (12 months or so) the v4 space was to be
>returned. Pretty clever as a transition thing, presuming
>no ill will on the part of the participants.
you are remembering correctly, and
there were discussions about this at the last APNIC OPM.
details can be found here if you are interested.
several ASs participated in this so called
"large space IPv4 trial usage".