This is a proposal to allow for more generous IPv6 allocations to service providers in order to promote better aggregation and easier optimization across their networks as they grow.
|Relevant forum||Policy SIG|
|Status at other RIRs||ARIN: Adopted, awaiting implementation by staff.|
RIPE: As RIPE NCC seems to be currently issuing generous allocations, the author does not currently intend to submit a proposal to RIPE. However, the author may subsequently submit a policy to align RIPE allocations on nibble boundaries.
LACNIC and AfriNIC: Author is working on proposals for these regions.
|2 August 2011||Version 1 submitted to the Policy SIG mailing list for discussion.|
|31 August 2011||Did not reach consensus at APNIC 32 Policy SIG meeting.|
|6 September 2011||Version 1 returned to the Policy SIG mailing list for discussion.|
|1 February 2012||Version 2 posted to the Policy SIG mailing list for discussion.|
|1 March 2012||Failed to reach consensus at the APNIC 33 Policy SIG meeting and was abandoned.|