prop-062: Use of final /8

Proposal text prop-062-v002
Synopsis This proposal describes how APNIC should handle the final /8 to be allocated in the Asia Pacific region.
Current status Implemented on 16 February 2009
Authors Philip Smith, Jonny Martin, Randy Bush
Relevant forum Policy SIG
Previous versions prop-062-v001
Status at other RIRs N/A
Proposal history
Date Description
15 July 2008 Submitted to the Policy SIG mailing list for discussion.
28 August 2008 Reached consensus at the APNIC 26 Policy SIG in Christchurch, New Zealand. Amendments made to the consensus version include:

  • The size of allocations under this proposal be tied to APNIC's minimum allocation size
  • This proposal not be dependent on the successful adoption of prop-055, "Global policy for the allocation of the remaining IPv4 address space"
29 August 2008 Version 2, which contains the consensus elements of the proposal, submitted to the Policy SIG mailing list.
29 August – 24 October 2008 Eight-week call for final comments. No substantial objections received.

20 November 2008 Endorsed by APNIC Executive Council (EC)

12 January – 9 February 2009 Draft policy document available for comments. See:

16 February 2009 Implemented