|Synopsis||This policy proposal seeks to supplement the final /8 policy, by making it possible for account holders to receive assignments from the final /8 space.|
|Current status||Withdrawn by authors|
|Authors|| Terence Zhang Yinghao|
Wendy Zhao Wei
|Relevant forum||Policy SIG|
|Status at other RIRs|
AfriNIC: AFPUB-2009-v4-003: IPv4 Soft Landing Policy, which permits assignments as well as allocations to be made from AfriNIC's last /8 from IANA, is under discussion.
ARIN: 2008-5: Dedicated IPv4 block to facilitate IPv6 Deployment which permits both assignments and allocations to be made from a /10 block reserved from ARIN's final /8 from IANA, has been adopted.
RIPE: 2009-04: IPv4 Allocation and Assignments to Facilitate IPv6 Deploymentwhich permits assignments as well as allocations to be made from RIPE's last /8 from IANA, is under discussion.
LACNIC currently has no similar policy or proposal.
|1 February 2010||Posted to the Policy SIG mailing list for discussion.|
|4 March 2010||Presented at APNIC 29 Policy SIG, but did not reach consensus.|
|8 March|| Returned to mailing list for further discussion|
|20 August 2010||Withdrawn by authors. Following feedback received from the community, the authors have submitted an alternative proposal, prop-085, 'Eligibility for critical infrastructure assignments from the final /8', to be discussed at APNIC 30.|