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Re: ARIN allocating /20 netblocks?
On Sun, May 17, 1998 at 10:28:37AM -0400, Kim Hubbard wrote: > > > Sean, > > > > Karl Denninger writes: > > > > | Used previous allocation in < 3 months = Add 2 bits to the size > > | (ie: Used a /19 in > 3 months, get a /17 next time) > > | > > | Used previous allocation in < 6 months = Add 1 bit to the size > > | (ie: Used a /19 in < 6 months, get a /18 next time) > > | > > | Used previous allocation >= 6 months, <= 1 years = Same size > > | > > | Used previous allocation >= 1 year = Decrease one bit size UNLESS > > | you were at a /19, in which case we give you another /19 > > | > > ... > > | So we just got Mr. Big on the net - completely - with less than a half-dozen > > | announcements. > > > > This RIPE-like scheme is an extremely good one, and it would > > be a fantastic idea for ARIN to continue evolving towards an > allocation policy very much like this. > > ARIN already allocates addresses this way, although not quite as > aggressively as Karl suggests. Basically, if you have utilized your > last allocation efficiently within the 3 months your next block will > be doubled up to a /14. In many cases, we allocate addresses from > larger reserved blocks which also addresses the problem. So, in many > cases, ARIN's allocation procedures are even more aggressive than RIPE's > or Karl's. > > Kim Where is this documented? -- -- Karl Denninger (karl@MCS.Net)| MCSNet - Serving Chicagoland and Wisconsin http://www.mcs.net/ | T1's from $600 monthly / All Lines K56Flex/DOV | NEW! Corporate ISDN Prices dropped by up to 50%! Voice: [+1 312 803-MCS1 x219]| EXCLUSIVE NEW FEATURE ON ALL PERSONAL ACCOUNTS Fax: [+1 312 803-4929] | *SPAMBLOCK* Technology now included at no cost